Residence of Dr. Alexander Anderson, Orchard Street, New York City

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Black ink and wash with touches of white gouache on paper
Overall: 11 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 28.9 x 19 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "Hosier" inscription: lower center: "Dr. Anderson's Residence/in Orchard St."
Signed at lower right inside image in black ink: "Hosier"; at lower center below image: "DR ANDERSON'S RESIDENCE / IN ORCHARD ST."
Gallery Label: 
In 1859 Dr. Alexander Anderson (1775-1870) (q.v.), first known engraver on wood in the United States, moved from Broome Street to this house at 157 Orchard Street, between Rivington and Stanton streets, where he lived until 1866. A watercolor by E.L. Lewis of one of his two Broome Street homes is also in the Society's collection.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group