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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, New York City

Object Number: 
1925.158
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Brown ink and wash, graphite, and touches of white lead pigment on heavy paper mounted on green paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. (27.3 x 37.8 cm)
Marks: 
Mount inscribed below in brown wash: "View from the site of the principal Entrance on 59th. St. (1857.) / -- looking Northerly"; at upper left in graphite: "No.. 1."; at lower left: "No 6.A. / Catalogue letter 'I'"
Inscriptions: 
Mount inscribed below in brown wash: "View from the site of the principal Entrance on 59th. St. (1857.) / -- looking Northerly"; at upper left in graphite: "No.. 1."; at lower left: "No 6.A. / Catalogue letter 'I'"
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