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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, New York City

Object Number: 
1925.159
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, graphite, and white lead pigment on heavy paper mounted on green paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. ( 27.3 x 37.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Bottom: View taken from N. E. cor: 6th Av: & 105th Str. looking West. (Sept. 1857). Upper left: No.2. Lower left: No.6.A. inscription: pencil annotations: "No. 2" and "No. 6.A."
Inscriptions: 
Mount inscribed below in brown wash: "View taken from NE. cor: 6th. Ave: & 105th. Strt. looking West. (Sept. 1857)"; at upper left in graphite: "No 2."; at lower left: "Catalg letter 'A' No 6.A."
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