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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

View of Island of St. Lorenzo, Lima, Peru
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View of Island of St. Lorenzo, Lima, Peru

Daniel Wadsworth Coit - 1823

The foreground of the drawing shows a series of walls with the city of Lima in the distance. It is unclear if the Island of St. Lorenzo is in the foreground or in the distance.


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TitleView of Island of St. Lorenzo, Lima, Peru
CreatorDaniel Wadsworth Coit

Title from drawing. Daniel W. Coit made many sketches during his travels in S. America, Mexico, California, and Europe, all prior to his visit to Grand Rapids in 1833. Coit was in Lima, Peru from 1819-1820, and again from 1823-1828. Many of the drawings in our online collection are dated from the second time period.

CollectionCoit Family

The drawings are the property of Coit family members and may not be reproduced in any form, print or digital, without permission.

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