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Views of Staten Island and Governors Island, New York

Object Number: 
1955.125b
Date: 
1879
Medium: 
Graphite on gray paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 34.6 x 26.4 cm ) mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: "Governors Island/on way to Staten Island/Jany 24th 1879" inscription: "Staten Island/Jany 24, 1879" inscription: "Near New Brighton/Staten Island/Jany 24 '79"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "Staten Island / Jany 24 1879"; inscribed at lower left: "Governors Island / On way to Staten Island Jany 24th 1879"; at lower right: "Near New Brighton / Staten Island / Jany 24th 1879"
Description: 
Marine
Gallery Label: 
A sheet of three random views, one entitled Governors Island/on way to Staten Island/Jany 24th 1879; another titled Staten Island/Jany 24, 1879; and another titled Near New Brighton/Staten Island/Jany 24 '79.
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group