The First Settler of Allegany, County, New York; First Cottage in Angelica, New York.

Object Number: 
1953.240
Date: 
1808
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and charcoal; brown wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 13 in. ( 19.7 x 33 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: "the first inhabitant or settler of the county, yere (sic) 1808" inscription: "First cottage of Angelica, drawn yere (sic) 1808"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed below left image in brown ink: "the first inhabitant / or Settler of the County . / 7bre 1808."; outside right image: "first cottage of angelica Drawn 7bre 1808."
Description: 
Two small drawings: a portrait of a man, possibly Reverend Andrew Gray of Angelica, New York and a small log cottage with a split rail fence.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group