View East from Morris and Essex Canal, Jersey City, New Jersey
Graphite and gray wash on paper, laid on card
Overall: 2 7/8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 14 cm )
mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
This is a view from the Morris and Essex Canal near Cavayan's Point; New York appears in the far distance beyond the Hudson River.
signed and dated: lower right: "Aug. Will, fec./Sept. 1870"
inscribed: lower: "View East from Morris and Essex Canal and N.Y. Bay Cemetery"
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "AUG Will, fec. / SEPT. 1870"; on card at lower center: "TRINITY CHURCH, N.Y. CITY. / CAVAYAN'S POINT, N.J. DUTCH REF. CHURCH, FULTON STR. / P.O. / VIEW -- E. FROM MORRIS AND ESSEX CANAL AND N. Y. BAY CEMETERY."
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