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Submission Illustration for the Central Park Competition: View of Central Park Taken from the Northeast Corner of Sixth Avenue and One Hundred Fifth Street, Looking West, Illustrating a Lake and Other Improvements, New York City

Object Number: 
1925.189
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, graphite, and touches of scratching out on heavy paper mounted on green paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. ( 27.6 x 37.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Bottom, center: Landscape from same point-illustrating a Lake & other improvements. At left margin: No. 2.
Inscriptions: 
Mount inscribed below in brown wash: "Landscape from same point -- illustrating a Lake & other improvements."; at middle left in graphite: "No. 2."; at lower left: "[cut]...talogue letter 'B'"
Description: 
Cityscape
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Mrs. Y.I. Graves
Provenance: 
Descent through artists family; Mrs. Yvonne S. Graves, New York City
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group