Panoramic View of New York City from the Hudson River (c. 1839)

Object Number: 
1943.401
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, red gouache, and graphite with scratching out on paper laid on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 28 3/8 in. ( 20.3 x 72.1 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right: "New York from North River"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in brown ink: "New York from North River."
Description: 
Cityscape
Gallery Label: 
This is a copy by an unidentified artist of the original view, which was drawn, engraved, and published by Robert Havell, 172 Fulton Street, New York, 1840. A copy of this early state is in the Print Room of the Society. It is also known as the Havell North River View. This watercolor copy lacks some of the shipping seen in the original plate.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group