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East Side of Broadway, near Exchange Place, New York City

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Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on paper
Overall: 8 3/8 x 11 in. ( 21.3 x 27.9 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscription: lower center, cardboard mount: "Broadway, 1848/Drawn by A. Hosier"
Inscribed below image in black ink: "74 72 70 68 66 64 62 60 58"
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor depicts buildings on Broadway from no. 58., at the corner of Exchange Place, to no. 74, about halfway up the block to Wall Street. It was copied by Hosier from Jones and Newman's Pictorial Directory of New York, 1848. (There is a copy in the Print Room, NYHS.)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group