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Laura Keene's Theatre, Broadway near Bleecker, New York City

Object Number: 
1945.560
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Black ink and wash over graphite on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. ( 19.4 x 24.4 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "W. H. W./1865"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in black ink: "W.H.W / 1865"; inscribed at lower right: "Laura Keens / Theatre / 1857 / Broadway / near / Bleeker St"
Description: 
Architecture
Gallery Label: 
A note by the artist states that this drawing was made from a sketch done in 1860 and that it represents the theater as of 1857.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group