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No. 7 1/2 Bowery, New York City

Object Number: 
1936.799
Date: 
ca. 1837-1839
Medium: 
Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 24 3/4 in. ( 50.8 x 62.9 cm ) frame: 32 1/2 x 27 in. ( 82.6 x 68.6 cm )
Marks: 
One of the depicted merchants is "W. Riley, Painter." As no W. Riley was listed in the New York City directories for these years, it is suspected that this is the name of the artist.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, General Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group