West Side of Washington Street at Corner of Johnson Street in 1848-50, Brooklyn, New York
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Inscribed at lower right in black ink: "Washington St. S.W. corner Johnson 1850"; verso inscribed at center: "Sketch of West Side of Washington St. Brooklyn corner of Johnson / in 1848=1850. The large house on the corner was the residence of / Mr W.H. Wallace. The house was built about 1843 by a Mr Cook / who lived in it for about two years. my father lived in it eight years / The neighborhood was then sub-urban. Many small cottages with gardens / being on the east side of the street, and had be
Watercolor, black ink and wash, and graphite on paper
Overall: 5 7/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 27.3 cm )
mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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