Rear of Niblo's Garden Theatre, Crosby Street, New York City
Black ink and wash over graphite on paper laid on paper
Overall: 4 1/4 x 8 1/8 in. ( 10.8 x 20.6 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "Sketched at time of Demolition, March 30, 1895. W.H.W."
Inscribed and signed at lower right in black ink: "Niblos Garden Theatre on Crosby St. / rear showing Stage building and / stage door, Sketched at time / of demolition March 30 / 1895 / WHW"; inscribed on mount at lower left in graphite: "my original sketch of Niblos Garden Theatre, rear."
Cityscape detail: This painting of the rear of the theater shows the stage door. A note by Wallace refers to the painting as "my original sketch."
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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