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Provost Prison, New York City, Prior to c. 1830

Object Number: 
1917.13
Date: 
before 1830
Medium: 
Graphite on lined paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 11.4 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed top right, cut off: Old Prov... WJ / W.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right in brown ink[cut]: "Old Provos / W.J. / W."; verso inscribed at center in graphite: "Wm. Menzies:
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group