View of the Great Falls of the Potomac River

Object Number: 
1958.71
Date: 
1795
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on half of folded sheet
Dimensions: 
folded sheet: 8 x 13 in. (20.3 x 33 cm)
Marks: 
inscription: upper left, on image page: "hight[sic] of the falls between 50 & 60 feet" inscription: upper right, on image page: "Gt. Falls of the Potomak[sic] April 6 / Rocks Slate color"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "hight of falls between 50 & 60 feet"; at upper right: "Gt. Falls of the Potomack april 6"; below in graphite: "Rocks Slate color"
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