View of Hell Gate, East River, New York City

Object Number: 
1932.173
Date: 
1841
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 11 1/4 in. ( 19.4 x 28.6 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower left: "Hell Gate/J. K. W./Sept. 28th l84l."
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in graphite: "Hell Gate -- J. K. W. / Sept. 28th 1841."
Description: 
This is a view of the river from the Astoria shore.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Gherardi Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group