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Copy of a Detail of the Lithograph "The Canal Celebration of 1825..." by Archibald Robertson and Anthony Imbert

Object Number: 
Z.3382
Date: 
1825
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Paper: 12 3/4 x 19 in. (32.4 x 48.3 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center outside image in black ink: "THE CANAL CELEBRATION 1825. GUNS OF THE WHITEHALL WATERMEN IN THE FOREGROUND."
Description: 
Genre
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Provenance: 
Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group