View of the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Object Number: 
1955.40
Date: 
c. 1858-59
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and wash, graphite, and touches of white gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 9 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 23.2 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower left: "From Nature by E. Whitefield" inscription: lower right: "At Harrisburg, Pa., looking up the Susquehanna River"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in black ink: "From Nature, by E. Whitefield"; at lower right: "At Harrisburg, Pa. looking up the Susquehanna River."
Gallery Label: 
Whitefield's North American Scenery reproduces a lithograph View of Harrisburg, Pa. from the S.W. which differs from the watercolor owned by the Society.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, Norvin H. Green Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group