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Submission Illustration for the Central Park Competition: View from the Site of the Principal Entrance on Fifty-Ninth Street, Looking Northerly--Illustrating Improvements, New York City

Object Number: 
1925.188
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash and graphite 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 improvements. Upper left: No. 1.
Inscriptions: 
Mount inscribed below in brown wash: "Landscape from same point -- illustrating improvements"; at upper left in graphite: "No 1."; at lower left: "Catalogue letter 'K'"
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