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A Southwest View of Kingston, Ulster County, New York

Object Number: 
1855.2
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 )
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."
Description: 
This is an eighteenth-century view of colonial Kingston, NY. Townscape.
Gallery Label: 
This drawing was found among the papers of Colonel Charles Clinton (1690-1773) of Little Britain, New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles A. Clinton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group