Horse Boat Built for Brooklyn, Fulton St. Ferry; from the disassembled Cummings album

Object Number: 
1979.1a
Medium: 
Watercolor wash over graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 4 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
signed: lower right: "Cummings" inscription: lower left to right: "Horse[?] boat. built for Brooklyn, Fulton St ferry. / preceding Steam. probably about 1817."
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right: "Cummings"; inscribed along lower edge: "From boat.built for Brooklyn, Fulton St. ferry. / preceding Steam. Probably about 1817."
Description: 
Cityscape detail
Gallery Label: 
This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group