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The Eagle Hotel, Brooklyn, New York

Object Number: 
1945.568
Date: 
c. 1890s
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 10 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 26 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "W. H. Wallace"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black ink: "W.H. Wallace"; Signed and inscribed along lower edge: "Sketch of the Eagle Hotel, Brooklyn, behind City Hall. / Formerly standing on the place now occupied by the County Court House. In the rear was the public garden where / show and fireworks were exhibited containing the first theatre in B. / Sketched by W.H. Wallace."
Description: 
Architecture
Gallery Label: 
Across the bottom the artist has written: "Sketch of the Eagle Hotel, Brooklyn, behind City Hall. Formerly standing on the place now occupied by County Court House. In the rear was the public garden where show and fireworks were exhibited, and containing the first theatre in B[rooklyn]."
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group