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Henry Wick Farm House, Morristown, New Jersey

Object Number: 
1951.56
Date: 
c. 1925-50
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 3/4 x 21 in. ( 37.5 x 53.3 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated: at lower right: "Wick Farm House-1750/Jockey Hollow / EE Case"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right in blue watercolor: "Wick Farmhouse--1750-- / Jockey Hollow / EECASE"; verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Farmhouse built by Henry Wick-- a New England Emigrant / about 1750--Headquarters of Maj. Gen Arthur St. Claire / during encampment 1779-80-- / Daughter of Henry--Tempe to save her loved horse / from being stolen by army deserters hid it in her / bedroom. Tempe born Oct 30--1758--mar [married?] Capt. Wm Tuttle / She died April 25--182-(?)"
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Elizabeth E. Case
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group