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Harlem River and Inwood Hill, new York City

Object Number: 
1921.58
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. ( 26.7 x 38.7 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated: at lower left:"T. O. Fraenkel, 1917"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black ink: "T O Fraenkel 1917"
Description: 
Cityscape: The view of the river and the Harlem Ship Canal looking west from the high ground west of Broadway at 225th street, showing the Johnson Foundry which was later obliterated by a recutting of the Ship Canal. Baker Field, owned by Columbia University, appears at the left, and in the far distance Inwood Hill, capped by the spire of the Episcopal House of Mercy.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Theodore Oscar Fraenkel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group