Waring Mansion, Brooklyn, New York

Waring Mansion, Brooklyn, New York
Title
Waring Mansion, Brooklyn, New York
Date 
1886
Medium 
Black ink and wash and graphite on beige paper, laid on paper
Dimensions 
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 )
Description 
Architecture
Credit Line 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Object Number 
1945.581
Marks 
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."
Inscriptions 
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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Creative: Tronvig Group