View of the Hudson River from Mount Pleasant Church Yard, New York

Object Number: 
c. 1794-95
Graphite on paper
Overall: 8 x 12 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 31.8 cm )
inscription: upper left: "View from Mount Pleasant Church yard of the River Hudson / . . ."
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "View from Mount Pleasant Church yard of the River Hudson / 1. Tellers Point 3 Verplancks point, opposite which is Stoney point the river turning up the valley / between 3 & 2. -- / 4 the place where the Vulture sloop lay when waiting for Arnold, who had erected a battery at I. and fired upon it several days previous to his flight -- / 5 Haverstraw House, where Arnold nogotiated his treason with Andre --"
Topographical view
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend J.E. Strickland
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