View of Hell Gate, East River, New York City
Graphite on paper
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 )
inscription: lower left: "Hell Gate/J. K. W./Sept. 28th l84l."
Inscribed and signed at lower left in graphite: "Hell Gate -- J. K. W. / Sept. 28th 1841."
This is a view of the river from the Astoria shore.
Gift of Gherardi Davis
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