East River Waterfront, New York City
Black ink, graphite, and scratching out on card
Overall: 7 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. ( 18.4 x 27.6 cm ) mat: 10 x 14 in. ( 25.4 x 35.6 cm )
signature: lower left, monogram: "J.H.K."
Signed at lower left in black ink: "JHK[monograpm]"; inscribed at lower center in graphite: "South from Bridge"
This is a late nineteenth-century view of the East River and the busy South Street docks on Manhattan Island's east shore. The view is south from Brooklyn Bridge towards Governors Island and New York harbor. The bridge was opened in 1883.
Purchase, Beekman Family Association Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.