Copy of the Labdist General View of New York City in 1680

Object Number: 
1945.570
Date: 
c. 1890s
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 12 3/8 in. ( 18.4 x 31.4 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left: "New York/in 1680/Liberty/St."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown watercolor: "NEW YORK / In 1680 / From / Liberty / St."
Description: 
Cityscape: This view of the lower end of Manhattan Island is south from the vicinity of the present Liberty Street. The Hudson River is at the right and New York harbor is in the distance.
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor was copied by Wallace from the original by Jasper Danckaerts and Pter Sluyter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry Shaw Newman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group