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Broadway Looking North from Worth Street, New York City

Object Number: 
c. 1879
Black ink, white gouache, and graphite on card
Overall: 9 1/4 x 13 in. ( 23.5 x 33 cm ) mat: 14 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. ( 35.9 x 43.5 cm )
inscription: verso: "Broadway North" inscription: verso: "Broadway notrh from Worth St ca. 1879"
Various publication notations on the verso of card
Gallery Label: 
The original drawing was copied from a photograph taken from the roof of the New York Life Insurance Company Building at the corner of Leonard Street. It was published by Magnus as one of his "100 Letter-head Paintings of New York" and "48 Note Size Views" for sale by stationers and booksellers (copy in Print Room, N-YHS). Grace Church on Broadway near 10th Street is seen in the far distance.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emil Herman Sauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group