View of Old Roe's Tavern in Setauket, Long Island, New York
Graphite and touches of white chalk on buff paper
Overall: 4 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 12.1 x 25.7 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
inscriptions: bottom: E Sethuket L.I./built about 1702 Old Roe's Tavern Pres Geo Washington was a guest here
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "A.WS / 1914"; at lower center in pink pastel and graphite: "OLD ROE'S TAVERN Pres GEO WASHINGTON WAS A GUEST HERE IN 1790"; at lower left in graphite: " E SETAUKET L.I. / BUILT ABOUT 1702"; verso inscribed at lower left: "Sketch by Arthur W. Strong 1914"
This is one of six views of the Setauket Presbyterian Church and the Captain Nathaniel Roe Tavern at Setauket.
Gift of the Estate of Oscar T. Barck, Sr.
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