Edgar Allan Poe House, Carmine Street in 1838, New York City

Object Number: 
1945.546
Date: 
c. 1890s
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 11 in. ( 18.7 x 27.9 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left: "Poe's House, 113 Carmine St., 1838"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in black ink wash: "Poe's House. 113 Carmine St 1838"
Description: 
Architecture
Gallery Label: 
This shows Poe's residence in Greenwich Village in 1837-1838. Compare this view with the view of the building in Charles Hemstreet's Literary New York, p. 149, and Henry Allen's Israfel, 2: 413.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group