West Point Foundry Shops, New York City (1830s)
Black ink and watercolor on paper, whose verso is printed with a patent license application
Overall: 12 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. ( 31.1 x 46.4 cm )
mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Gift of Estate of Hilda R. Williamson
signature and date: lower right
inscription: upper: "Where Locomotive first appeared on American Continent"
Inscribed and signed at end of copious inscription at lower right in black ink: "David Matthew. / May 27th 1884 San Francisco, Cal."
Collection of Fred E. Williamson, President of New York Central Railroad, 1931-44
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