View of Old Roe's Tavern in Setauket, Long Island, New York
Graphite and touches of white chalk on buff paper
Overall: 4 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 12.1 x 25.7 cm )
mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
This is one of six views of the Setauket Presbyterian Church and the Captain Nathaniel Roe Tavern at Setauket.
Gift of the Estate of Oscar T. Barck, Sr.
inscriptions: bottom: E Sethuket L.I./built about 1702 Old Roe's Tavern Pres Geo Washington was a guest here
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "A.WS / 1914"; at lower center in pink pastel and graphite: "OLD ROE'S TAVERN Pres GEO WASHINGTON WAS A GUEST HERE IN 1790"; at lower left in graphite: " E SETAUKET L.I. / BUILT ABOUT 1702"; verso inscribed at lower left: "Sketch by Arthur W. Strong 1914"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.