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Arcade Railway, New York City

Arcade Railway, New York City
Title
Arcade Railway, New York City
Date 
1869
Medium 
Graphite and black ink wash on paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 10 in. ( 20.6 x 25.4 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Cityscape: This is a view north on Broadway from Wall Street and shows Trinity Church and the graveyard at the left.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Object Number 
1910.57
Marks 
signed and dated: lower right: "Aug. will, Del/1869" inscribed: lower center: "First Sketch of the underground R. R. to be Build [sic] under Broadway, Nwe York City/Arcade R. R."
Inscriptions 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Aug. Will, DEL. / 1869."; at lower center: "FIRST SKETCH FOR AN UNDER GROUND R.R. TO BE BUILD UNDER BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY / ARCADE R.R."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group