View of Governor's Island, New York City Harbor

Object Number: 
X.361
Medium: 
Brown ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 5/8 in. ( 15.2 x 24.4 cm ) mat: 9 3/4 x 14 1/8 in. ( 24.8 x 35.9 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed at upper left in brown ink: "A.J. Robertson"; inscribed clockwise from center: "the north River"; "a fort"; "Staten Island"; "Governor's Isl."
Gallery Label: 
This is a view from the Battery across New York harbor toward Governors Island, with Castle Williams in the distance, and Staten Island at the far horizon. Andrew J. Robertson's name sometimes appears in the identifcation of the work of his father, Archibald. Though Andrew's name appears on it this sketch could well have been done by his father.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group