Two Soldiers from Governor's Island Troops, from disassembled Cummings album; verso: sketch women in profile
Watercolor and black ink over graphite on paper; graphite
Overall: 6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in. ( 16.8 x 12.2 cm )
signature and inscription: lower left: "Earle Nature[Native?]. Earle." inscription and date: lower left to center: "Gov'rs Island troops Earl. 1818."
Inscribed and signed along lower border in graphite: "Gov.rs Island ropps Earl. 1818. / Earle Native. Earle."
This sketch came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Gift of Mr. Whitney Hartshorne
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