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View of the Pewter Mug Tavern, New York City

Object Number: 
1917.35
Date: 
1861
Medium: 
Black ink and wash and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 15.6 x 11.4 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Bottom, center: The Pewter Mug the day after it was un(?)/ Sept.8, 1861. On reverse, in pencil: The tree in the rear came from the farm of Gen. Andrew Jackson, and formerly stood on the site of Frenchs Hotel on the opposite side of the St.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed along lower edge in black ink: "The Pewter Mug -- the day after is was un[illegible] ed / Sept. 8th. 1861"; verso inscribed at upper center in graphite: "The Tree in the rear came from the farm of / Genl.Andrew Jackson and formerly stood on / the site of Frenchs Hotel on the opposite / side of the street."; repeated below
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Verplanck Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group