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The Great Fire of 1835 as Seen from Williamsburg, Long Island, New York

Object Number: 
c. 1835
Gouache on paper, laid on Japanese paper, wrapped over board
Overall: 19 1/2 x 29 1/8 in. ( 49.5 x 74 cm ) frame: 25 7/8 x 34 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 65.7 x 88.6 x 5.7 cm )
Inscribed at lower center outside image in white gouache: "View of the Great fire in N. York Dec 16th & 17', 1835. as seen from Williamsburg."; inscribed and signed at lower right: "From Nicolino Calyo[line over o] 402 Broadway. N.Y."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Susie Cruikshank Snyder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group