Hudson River Railroad Depot, Chambers and Church Streets in 1858-60, New York City

Object Number: 
1945.588
Date: 
c. 1890's
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and touches of black ink on heavy watercolor paper, mounted on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/8 x 10 3/4 in. ( 18.1 x 27.3 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left: "Hudson R.R. Depot/Chambers St. and Church, 1860"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown watercolor: "Hudson R.R. Depot / Chambers and Church 1850."; verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Copy of an old drawing"; mount inscribed at center: "The Hudson River R.R. Depot Hudson St. / between Chambers and Warren in 1858-1860 / From Sketch made in 1858 or 9"
Description: 
This drawing depicts the Hudson River Railroad Depot on Hudson Street, between Chambers and Warren Streets, 1858-60.
Gallery Label: 
A note by the artist states that this view was "painted from a sketch made in 1858 or 9."
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group