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Proposal for the Gilbert Elevated Railroad, New York City

Object Number: 
1954.227
Date: 
c. 1871
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
frame: 27 x 35 x 1 3/4 in. ( 68.6 x 88.9 x 4.4 cm ) mat: 26 x 34 in. ( 66 x 86.4 cm ) Overall: 17 1/8 x 26 7/8 in.
Marks: 
inscriptions: none
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gilbert Gardner
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group