Waring Mansion, Brooklyn, New York
Black ink and wash and graphite on beige paper, laid on paper
Overall: 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 20 x 27.3 cm )
mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
inscription: lower: "Sketch of the old Waring Mansion in 1886./This House was in its day the finest in Brooklyn. It faced on Fulton St. near Johnson,/but was turned to face on Washington when the sketch was made."
Inscribed along lower edge in black wash: "Sketch of the Old Waring Mansion in 1880 / This House was in its day the finest in Brooklyn, It faced on Fulton St near Johnson / but was turned face on Washington, when the sketch was made."
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