Rear of the Bowery Theatre, Elizabeth Street, New York City
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on paper
Overall: 6 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. ( 16.8 x 22.2 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscription: lower right: "Rear of Bowery Theatre/Elizabeth St" inscription: on mount: "Bowery Theatre (Rear)"
Inscribed at lower right in black ink: "Rear of Bowery Theatre / Elizabeth St."; verso Signed and inscribed at center in black ink: "The Rear or Stage entrance to the Old Bowery Theatre / Now 1892 the oldest Theatre in New York. Drawing made from Sketch made by W.H.W. in Oct. 1892. / Shows stage door, Elephant door and horse door."
Cityscape detail: This shows the stage, horse, and elephant doors.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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