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New York Harbor

Object Number: 
1943.489
Date: 
1875
Medium: 
Watercolor and black chalk on heavy watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 24 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 61.3 cm ) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "Jno Thorp, 1875" inscription: lower right: "Governor's Island/N.Y."
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left:in brown watercolor: "Jno. Thorpe 1875"; at lower right: "Governor's Island / N.Y."
Description: 
Marine: This is a view eastward toward Brooklyn. Manhattan Island and New York City are at the left, and Governors Island with Castle Williams are at the right.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss [?] Hanford
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group