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Moonrise on the Morris Canal, Little Falls, New Jersey

Object Number: 
1947.100
Date: 
1881
Medium: 
Black ink and graphite on gray paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 9 3/4 in. ( 35.6 x 24.8 cm ) mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower left: "Wm. R. Miller, 1881." inscription: lower right: No. [blank] 1000 Gems/(New Manner)/"Canal Scene, Rosendale, N.Y."/Composed Novr. 4th 1881/10x 7 1/2"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left inside image in black ink: "Wm. R. Miller 1881."; inscribed at upper center outside image in black ink over graphite: " (no. Moonlights) / No. 1000 Gems. / (Little Falls / 'Moonrise on the Morris Canal, NJ' / Composed Nov. 5th 1881. / 10 x 7 1/2"; various annotations inside image and a "Smiley face" on the verso
Gallery Label: 
Intended for the 1,000 Gems of American landscape.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group