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View of the Lower Aqueduct Crossing the Mohawk River on the Erie Canal, New York

Object Number: 
c. 1830-32
Graphite on paper
Overall: 9 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. (24.4 x 34.3 cm)
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: Sept. 10, 1918.
Gallery Label: 
This is a preliminary work sketch by engraver John Hill from an original study by his son, John William Hill (q.v.), which is also in the Society's collection. This view was intended for the projected Erie Canal Series of engravings, but was never published.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Descent through the artist's family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group