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Bird's Eye View of The City of New York

Bird's Eye View of The City of New York
Title
Bird's Eye View of The City of New York
Date 
1855
Medium 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, and selective glazing on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 1/4 x 20 3/8 in. ( 36.2 x 51.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, Accessions Sales Fund
Object Number 
1949.27
Marks 
signed: lower right: "W. S. Hattory" inscription: lower left: "The City of New York / 1855"
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in gray watercolor: "W.S. Hattory."; at lower left: "The City of New-York. / -- 1855."
Gallery Label 
An aerial view looking north from New York harbor to the edge of Harlem depicts Governors Island at the lower right, Brooklyn at the right, and busy traffic in the East and Hudson rivers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group