Sketchbook with 44 Folios and endpapers (Views of New York State Including Lake George, Lake Champlain, Saratoga, Albany, and the Catskills Region)

Object Number: 
1944.430.2
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown, and gray ink and wash, and graphite with scratching out on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 8 in. ( 10.8 x 20.3 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed inside front cover along upper edge above black ink bust silhouette in brown ink: "55 Sketches (by George Heriot Esq'r. 1st Postmater General. Brit. America / in the United States 1815."; below in graphite: "These are mostly very rough"; multiple brown ink inscriptions on the various folios
Description: 
Sketchbook
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
Stiles Stevens, Esq., London, 1944
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group