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May 25, 2012 - September 02, 2012

Cutting Ice, Rockland Lake, N.Y.

Cutting Ice, Rockland Lake, N.Y.
Title
Cutting Ice, Rockland Lake, N.Y.
Date 
ca. 1890
Medium 
Oil on linen
Description 
During the nineteenth century, New York’s breweries were major consumers of ice harvested from fresh water sources located north of the city.
Credit Line 
New-York Historical Society Purchase
Object Number 
1973.11
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group