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Youle's Shot Tower, New York City

Object Number: 
1916.27
Date: 
1902
Medium: 
Oil, encaustic, or casein on card with faux wood grain veneer on verso
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. ( 33.7 x 29.8 cm ) mat: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 in. ( 48.9 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
signed: lower left: "V. Wilbour" dated: verso: "1902"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black crayon: "V.Wilbour"; verso inscribed at center in graphite and black ink: "Shot Tower / 54th St. & East River / Painting in Oil / By Victor Wilbour 1902 / Presented by the artist 5/2/1916 / George Youle's Shot Tower / On shore of East River, between / 53-54 Sts, on line of Avenue / A (now Sutton Place), which / begins at 54 St. Street in / forground is Avenue A"
Description: 
Architecture
Credit Line: 
Gift of Victor Wilbour
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group