Sketchbook with 50 Folios, 6 blank, and endpapers (Views of the Lake Champlain Region, Vermont, New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, the Delaware River, and Washington, D.C.)

Object Number: 
1944.430.1
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown, and gray ink and wash, and graphite with scratching out on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. (10.8 x 19.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed inside front cover along upper edge above black ink bust silhouette in brown ink: "46 Sketches in America, by George Heriot Esq'r. 1st Postmater General, Brit. America / Taken in 1815."; multiple brown ink inscriptions on the various folios
Description: 
Sketchbook
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
Stiles Stevens, Esq., London, 1944
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group