Waring Mansion, Brooklyn, New York

Object Number: 
1945.581
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 )
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."
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group