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A Southwest View of Kingston, Ulster County, New York

A Southwest View of Kingston, Ulster County, New York
Title
A Southwest View of Kingston, Ulster County, New York
Date 
mid-eighteenth century
Medium 
Graphite and brown ink on two sheets of paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 29 7/8 in. ( 22.5 x 75.9 cm ) mat: 11 7/8 x 32 3/8 in. ( 30.2 x 82.2 cm )
Description 
This is an eighteenth-century view of colonial Kingston, NY. Townscape.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles A. Clinton
Object Number 
1855.2
Marks 
inscriptions: signed, lower right: J. Wilkie, fecit.
Inscriptions 
Signed at lower right in brown ink, "J.WILKIE FECIT."; inscribed along lower edge outside image in brown ink: "A SOUTHWEST VIEW OF KINGSTON. THE CAPITAL OF ULSTER COUNTY. IN THE PROVINCE OF NEW YORK. IN AMERICA."; verso inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "A Southern View / Of Kingston In / Ulster Co."
Gallery Label 
This drawing was found among the papers of Colonel Charles Clinton (1690-1773) of Little Britain, New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group