Copy of a View of New York City from the South in 1773

Object Number: 
1945.572
Date: 
c. 1890s
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 x 15 1/4 in. ( 25.4 x 38.7 cm ) mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 48.9 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left outside image in graphite: "New York from the south 1750."
Description: 
Cityscape
Gallery Label: 
This was copied from an engraving in the Atlantic Neptune. The engraving was prepared and published for the use of the Royal Navy by the British Admiralty in 1763-1784 under the direction of J.F.W. Des Barres.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harry Shaw Newman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group