View of Governor's Island, New York City Harbor
Brown ink on paper
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 )
Signed at upper left in brown ink: "A.J. Robertson"; inscribed clockwise from center: "the north River"; "a fort"; "Staten Island"; "Governor's Isl."
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.
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