West Side of Broadway, Near Rector Street, New York City
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on paper
Overall: 11 1/2 x 10 5/8 in. ( 29.2 x 27 cm ) mat: 19 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. ( 48.9 x 36.5 cm )
inscription: lower center: "West Side of Broadway near Rector St./1848"
Inscribed below image in black ink: "59 61 63 / WEST SIDE OF BROADWAY NEAR RECTOR ST. / 1848."
These buildings are nos. 59 to 63 on Broadway, on the block between Rector Street and Oyster Pastie Lane (now Exchange Alley). Judson's Hotel appears in the center. This watercolor is copied from Jones and Newman's Pictorial Directory of New York (1848).
Gift of Mrs. Susie Cruikshank Snyder
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