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Manhattan Iron Works, Carmansville, New York City

Object Number: 
1954.214
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
10 x 13 1/2 in.
Marks: 
inscription: lower, center: "Manhattan Iron Works From the French Institute. 1st Sept 63."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Manhattan - Iron Works. From the French Institute 1st. Sept. 63 / Hudson River."
Description: 
Architecture: A depiction of the Manhattan Iron Works as it stood on the east shore of the Hudson River near west 143rd Street. Tinel's view was taken from the French Institute, a private school situated west of Fort Washington between 172nd and 173rd streets. Carmansville was an area roughly located north of 130th Street between 8th Ave. and the Hudson River.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Abbott Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group