View of Boston Bay from Milton, Massachusetts

Object Number: 
1958.45
Date: 
c. 1794-95
Medium: 
Graphite on half of folded sheet
Dimensions: 
folded sheet: 13 x 8 in. ( 33 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: upper left, on inside of folded sheet: "View of the Bay of Boston / from [Mr. Jeffries?] at Milton / near Boston / to Cedars" inscription: upper center, on outside of folded sheet: "Sketches in America / by / Wm. Strickland Esq." watermark:
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "View of the Bay of Boston / from Mr. Jefferis at Milton / near Boston. --"; v at erso inscribed along right edge vertically in brown ink: "Sketches in america -- by / Wm. Strickland Esq."
Description: 
Topographical view
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend J.E. Strickland
Provenance: 
Descent through the artist's family; the Reverend J.E. Strickland, Gouray Lodge, Jersey, Channel Islands
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group