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Steamboat Wharf, Whitehall Street, New York City: Study for Plate 12B of "Bourne's Views of New York"

Object Number: 
1881.18
Date: 
c. 1831
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, gray wash, and graphite with touches of scratching out on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 6 15/16 in. (15.6 x 17.6 cm) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm ) image size: 6.7 x 8.9 cm (2 5/8 x 3
Marks: 
Signed: at lower left: "C. Burton, Del. No."
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below image in brown ink: "C Burton Delt"; at lower right in graphite: "[two lines erased] Steam boat wharf, Whitehall St."
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix
Provenance: 
Library of William J. Davis, New York, 1844-65; Sold Bangs, Merwin & Co., April 17, 1865, Lot 1739.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group