signed and dated: in lower left corner: "[C]happel, Sep. 1869"
signed: on back: "July the 4th/Celebration of the American Independence/ by the Citizens & the Tammany Society in the Vicinity of the/City Hall Park. New York. year 1812/ Painted by Wm. P. Ch
This scene depicts the Tammany Society celebrating the Fourth of July, 1812, in front of its "Wigwam" on Park Row; the Society's "Wigwam" is on the left; City Hall is on the right; in the distance is the Brick Presbyterian Church and St. Paul's Chapel.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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