Van Alstyne House, Canajoharie, New York

Van Alstyne House, Canajoharie, New York
Title
Van Alstyne House, Canajoharie, New York
Date 
c. 1899-1903
Medium 
Black ink and wash, graphite, and touches of white gouache on board
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/8 x 14 3/8 in. ( 28.3 x 36.5 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Emil Herman Sauer
Object Number 
1923.87
Marks 
signature: lower right: "W. L. HUDSON" inscription: lower left: "Fort Rensselaer / Canajoharie N.Y." stamped: on back: "W. L. HUDSON / STUDIO, / 70 FIFTH AVE., N.Y." inscriptions: on back: "Reduce to 4 15/16 x 3 1/2 inches / for Robert Bonners [?] / Due Dec 5th / Walker Eng Co / [etc.]"
Inscriptions 
Signed in gray wash at lower right: 'W.L. HUDSON."; inscribed at lower left in black ink: "Fort Rensselaer / Canajoharie N.Y."; verso has various publishing instructions and stamp of the artist with studio address (70 Fifth Avenue)
Gallery Label 
This stone house, erected in 1794 by Marte Janse Van Alstyne, was the scene of meetings of the Tryon County Committee of Safety in 1774 and 1775. Located on Moyer Street, it is now the Fort Rensselaer Club. This sketch was drawn for publication.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group