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Panoramic View of New York City (in Eight Sections)
Black ink over graphite on eight sheets of ivory paper with partial black ink borders, laid on Japanese paper
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This portrait is mentioned in a letter from the artist to Otis Cooley dated January 7, 1855: "I have engaged over $120 in portraits for some of the best families in the place . . . . Mr. Farnum & wife, the one[s] that own the place with the Fountain . . . will have their portraits painted." See "The Paintings and Journal of Joseph Whiting Stock," ed. Juliette Tomlinson (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1976), pp. 67-68.
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