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Old Houses on Cornelia Street near Sixth Avenue, New York City; verso: unfinished sketch

Object Number: 
c. 1890s
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on watercolor paper; graphite and watercolor on paper
Overall: 7 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. ( 19.4 x 29.5 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
inscriptions: signed, lower right: W.H.W.
Signed at lower right in graphite: "W.H.W"; inscribed at lower left in black watercolor: "old houses on / Cornelia St near Sixth Av."
Architecture: This is a depiction of wooden houses in Greenwich Village, New York, NY.
Gallery Label: 
A note by the artist states that the buildings were demolished in 1909.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group