The Great Fire of 1835: View of New York City Taken from Brooklyn Heights on the Same Evening of the Fire

Object Number: 
1935.167
Date: 
c. 1835
Medium: 
Gouache on heavy paper, laid on Japanese paper, wrapped over board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/8 x 27 3/16 in. (51.1 x 69.1 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at center below image in pink gouache: "View of New York, Governor's Island &. taken from Brooklyn Heights, on the same Evening of the Fire."; at lower right outside image in white gouache: "From Atwill's Music Saloon / New York."
Description: 
Cityscape
Credit Line: 
Purchased by the Society
Provenance: 
Robert Fridenberg, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group