Thro' the Trees into Rahway, New Jersey, Number Three of a Series of Twelve Depicting the Route of James Hazen Hyde's Four-Horse Coach "Liberty"
Watercolor, gouache, and black ink over graphite on board
Overall: 17 1/4 x 26 in. ( 43.8 x 66 cm )
mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
One of a series of 12 watercolor scenes depicting the route of James Hazen Hyde's four horse coach "Liberty" between New York and its terminus at Lakewood, New Jersey. The coach ran three times a week from the Holland house, at Fifth Avenue and 30th Street, NYC and the Hotel Laurel-In-The-Pines, Lakewood, a distance of 79 miles taking approximately 9 hours and utilizing up to eleven teams of horses.
Bequest of James Hazen Hyde
signature and date: lower right
Signed at lower right in brown watercolor: "Max Klepper"; verso inscribed along upper edge in black ink: "No 3 Thro' the Trees into Rahway"
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