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View of the City and Harbor of New York Taken from Mount Pitt, New York City

View of the City and Harbor of New York Taken from Mount Pitt, New York City
Title
View of the City and Harbor of New York Taken from Mount Pitt, New York City
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on paper
Dimensions 
mat: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm ) Overall: 10 1/4 x 20 3/8 in. ( 26 x 51.8 cm )
Description 
Cityscape
Credit Line 
Gift of Lucius Wilmerding
Object Number 
1949.325
Marks 
inscription: lower center: "View of the City and Harbour of New York/taken from Mount Pitt/the Seat of John R. Livingston, Esqre/Late the Seatte of Judge Thomas Jones. Confiscated by Act of Legis'tre May 12: 1784"
Inscriptions 
Inscribed below image in black ink: "View of the City and Harbour of New York. / Taken from Mount Pitt. / The Seat of John R. Livingston Esqre / Late the estate of Judge Thomas Jones. Confiscated by Act of Legis'ture May 12th., 1784."
Gallery Label 
This is a late nineteenth-century copy of the Saint-Memin view owned by the Society; for the details see Charles Bathazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin (q.v.).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group