View of Brooklyn Heights, New York City
Black and brown ink and gray wash on paper
Overall: 6 x 9 in. ( 15.2 x 22.9 cm )
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
This view, taken from the East River, is a distant panorama of the beautiful Greek Revival homes which crowned the heights overlooking the river.
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr.
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