Arcade Railway, New York City
Graphite and black ink wash on paper
Overall: 8 1/8 x 10 in. ( 20.6 x 25.4 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
signed and dated: lower right: "Aug. will, Del/1869" inscribed: lower center: "First Sketch of the underground R. R. to be Build [sic] under Broadway, Nwe York City/Arcade R. R."
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Aug. Will, DEL. / 1869."; at lower center: "FIRST SKETCH FOR AN UNDER GROUND R.R. TO BE BUILD UNDER BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY / ARCADE R.R."
Cityscape: This is a view north on Broadway from Wall Street and shows Trinity Church and the graveyard at the left.
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
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