Britton's Mill, Staten Island, New York

Object Number: 
1947.373
Date: 
1877
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 19 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm.R. Miller, 1877." inscription: lower right: "Drawn october 17th" inscription: upper: "No [blank] 1000 Gems/Composed Octr, 14th 1877./"A Water Mill on Staten Island."/Brittons Mill/8 x 6--9 x 7"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink: "Wm. R. Miller. 1877."; inscribed at lower right: "Drawn October 17th" at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: "No 1000 Gems / Composed Octr. 14th 1877. / 'A Water Mill on Staten Island.' / Brittons Mill / 8 x 6 -- 9 x 7." ; a annotation outside image
Description: 
Architecture/landscape
Gallery Label: 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American Landscape.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriski
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group