Two Views of the Porch of Dr. J.W. Wallace's House, West Farms, Bronx, New York; verso: fragmentary tree sketch
Graphite on paper, mounted on paper
Overall: 4 1/4 x 8 in. ( 10.8 x 20.3 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
inscription: lower: "Front Porch of Dr. Wallace's House, and West Farms"
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Dr. Wallaces House West Farms N. Y."; below on mount: "Front Porch of Dr. Wallaces house"; verso inscribed at center in black wash: "Dr. J. W. Wallace's House at / West Farms, Old Boston Road 1869 / Sketch By W.H.W"
This shows the handsome front porch at the Greek Revival Wallace house, which the artist in a note locates on the Old Boston Road.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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