Sign of Old Tavern Tea House (Formerly Old Roe's Tavern) in Setauket, Long Island, New York
Graphite on buff paper
Overall: 6 5/8 x 8 3/8 in. ( 16.8 x 21.3 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
signature and date: lower right: "A.W.S./1917"
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "AWS / 1917": sign inscribed: "OLD TAVERN TEA HOUSE / FORMERLY OLD ROE'S TAVERN / Built about 1702 / Pres Geo Washignton Was A / Guest Here in 1790"; verso inscribed at lower left: "Sketch by Arthur W. Strong 1917"
This is one of six views of the Setauket Presbyterian Church and the Captain Nathaniel Roe Tavern at Setauket.
Gift of the Estate of Oscar T. Barck, Sr.
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