Livingston Mansion, Dobbs Ferry, New York

Object Number: 
1927.133
Date: 
1874
Medium: 
Graphite on heavy paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/8 x 8 3/16 in. ( 16.2 x 20.8 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: On reverse, in ink: Sketched January 23, 1874. At bottom, in pencil: The Livingston Mansion at Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. / Outpost of American Army in the Revolution, / & place of Conference between Washington, Gov. (George) Clinton, and / Sir Guy
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along lower edge outside image in graphite: "The Livingston Mansion at Dobbs Ferry. N.Y. / Oldpost of American Army in the Revolution / & place of Conference between Washington, Gov. Clinton and / Sir Guy Carlton on the terms of surrender of New York, 1783."; verso inscribed at center in black ink: "The Livingston / Mansion at / Dobbs Ferry. / Sketched -- January 23d. 1874. / Washington's Headquarters & C. / Stephen Archer bought the place from Van Brugh / Livingston in 1822. Originall
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group