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The Great Fire of 1835: View of New York on the Morning of the Fire, Taken from Near a Mill on the Brooklyn Shore, New York

Object Number: 
1935.166
Date: 
1835
Medium: 
Gouache on heavy paper, laid on Japanese paper, wrapped over board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 27 in. ( 50.8 x 68.6 cm ) frame: 25 1/2 x 34 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 64.8 x 88.6 x 5.7 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center outside image in white gouache: "View of New York taken on the morning of the Fire near the Mill Brooklyn --"; at lower right: "From Atwill's Music Saloon / New York."
Description: 
Cityscape
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group