South Facade of the United States Post Office at Broadway and Park Row (Demolished in 1939)

Object Number: 
1942.686
Date: 
before 1939
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache on watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 3/8 x 19 5/8 in. ( 41.6 x 49.8 cm ) mat: 22 x 28 in. ( 55.9 x 71.1 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left in brown watercolor: "K. Roller"; verso inscribed and signed at upper left in black ink: "Old Post Office. New York / by Samuel K. Roller"
Gallery Label: 
This post office was erected in 1875 at the south end of City Hall Park and demolished in 1939. The artist's view is of the south facade at the junction of Broadway and Park Row.
Credit Line: 
James D.Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group