Black ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper
Overall: 7 x 9 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 24.1 cm )
mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
signature: lower right: "A.W.S."
inscription: lower center: "Major John Coffins' House in 1812"
inscription: upper right: "1881, now 5 story ware houses"
Signed at lower right in black ink: "A. W. S."; above: "Reade St."; inscribed at lower center: "Major John Coffins' House in 1812"; at upper left in brown ink: "1881. now 5 story / ware houses"; verso inscribed in black ink: "Major Coffin taught school in Frankfort St. while / the City Hall was being built -- He prepared many / of our Judges for Columbia College at about that time. / The war of 1812 broke up his School, / he having been called into government service / He was a good disciplinari
Gift of John E. Stillwell, M.D.
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