Black ink and wash and graphite with scratching out on card; graphite
Overall: 10 3/8 x 15 7/8 in. (26.4 x 40.3 cm)
Signed and inscribed at lower right in black ink: "Rob. Fulton / May 1797"; verso inscribed at upper left in black ink: "The figures in the Boat to be / made perpendicular to the horizon / And the perspec Of the Lower Canal / Corrected ie. The Lower Canal to / be made parallel to the horizontal line R.F. --"; at lower left in graphite: "Rods extending from the Fans to / Regulate the Water on the Wheel / ABC may be marked In the / engraving. / The new outline will do / Very well...[illegible]."
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr.
Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., Old Westbury, New York
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