Hulk of the Old Steamship "Illinois", Greenpoint, Long Island, New York

Object Number: 
1917.39
Date: 
1851
Medium: 
Brown ink and graphite on gray paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 21 x 26.7 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: On reverse, in pencil: Greenpoint. Hulk of the old Steam-Ship Illinois. Bellvenye (sic) Hospital in distance. Dated 1851 in later hand.
Inscriptions: 
Verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "Greenpoint. Hulk of the old Steam / Ship Illinois. Bellview[sic] Hospital in / the distance"; at center: "New York from Greenpoint / 1851"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Emil Herman Sauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group