Panoramic View of New York from Pavonia, New Jersey
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on five sheets of paper, laid on canvas
Overall: 12 x 73 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 186.7 cm ) mat: 20 x 81 1/2 in. ( 50.8 x 207 cm )
inscription: upper right, ink: "View of New York City from Pavonia taken in 1823 by/Archibald Robertson, my father, A.J. Robertson/19 W. 35th St."
Inscribed at upper right in black ink: "View of New York from Pavonia taken in 1832 by / Archibald Robertson my father A. J. Robertson / 19 W 35th Street"; along upper edge in brown ink numerous annotations of locations
This view was drawn on five sheets of paper pasted together to form one long view east across the Hudson River from the New Jersey shoreline between Hoboken at the left and Jersey City at the right. At the top of the picture are pencil notations by the artist identifying buildings and localities pictured.
Gift of Carson Brevoort
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