View of Astoria, Long Island [New York]: From the New York Side: Study for a Lithograph

Object Number: 
1899.3
Date: 
c. 1862
Medium: 
Black ink wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. ( 26.7 x 38.7 cm ) mat: 16 x 20 in. ( 40.6 x 50.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower right: "Astoria, L.I." inscription: verso, upper right: "Original drawing by Fanny Palmer"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Astoria L.I."; below: "Nov 20/99 3.00"; verso inscribed at upper left: "original drawing by Fanny Palmer."
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This is a view across the East River from Manhattan Island. The steamboat Sylvan Grove, which was built in 1858, ran from Peck's Slip, New York City, to Harlem until 1882.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group