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Sunset on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia

Object Number: 
1955.104
Date: 
1887 [1872]
Medium: 
Black ink and graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 15 in. ( 27.3 x 38.1 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm. R. Miller, Augt 23, 1887" inscription: lower right: "No." inscription: upper: "No. [blank] 1000 Gems/"Sunset on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia."/(Barker's Island)/Composed May 24th 1872 & Augt 23, 1887/12 x 7"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink over graphite: "Wm. R. Miller Augt 23d 1887."; at lower right inside image: "no"; at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "No 1000 Gems. / 'Sunset on the Schuylkill River, Philadelphia.' / (Barker's Island) / Composed May 24th 1872 & Augt 23d. 1887. / 12 x 7."
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American landscape.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group