Arms of New Netherland and Great Britain
Watercolor and graphite on paper
25 3/4 x 23 5/8 in. irregular
Ettiquette, probably once attached to old mount, inscribed in black ink underlined in red: "ARMS OF NEW NETHERLAND / and GREAT BRITAN. / BY ABRAHAM HOSIER. / FOR THE TWO HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE / CONQUEST OF NEW NETHERLAND. / CELEBRATED BY THE N.Y. HISTORICAL SOCIETY / OCT. 12th. 1864,"
After living in New York City for more than forty years, Dr. Alexander Anderson moved across the Hudson River in 1866 into this house at 135 Wayne Street in Jersey City, where he died in January 1870.
Commissioned by the New-York Historical Society
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