View of Astoria, Long Island [New York]: From the New York Side: Study for a Lithograph
Black ink wash and graphite on paper
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 )
inscription: lower right: "Astoria, L.I." inscription: verso, upper right: "Original drawing by Fanny Palmer"
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."
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.
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
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