View of Brooklyn Heights, New York City

Object Number: 
1899.7
Date: 
1841
Medium: 
Black and brown ink and gray wash on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 in. ( 15.2 x 22.9 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left outside image in gray wash: "Drawn by G. Hayward 1841."; at lower center outside image: "VIEW OF BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, 1841."; at lower left border in graphite: "F. F. Palmer."; notations and sketches of ships and a building in the lower margin
Gallery Label: 
This view, taken from the East River, is a distant panorama of the beautiful Greek Revival homes which crowned the heights overlooking the river.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group