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City Watchman

Artist:
William P. Chappel (American, 1800?–1880)
Date:
1870s
Medium:
Oil on slate paper
Dimensions:
6 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (15.6 x 23.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps, and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
54.90.500
Not on view
Inscription: [on the back]: No 13 / one of the City Watchman / & his Watch Box in Elisabeth St / West Side house No 41 on the Left Occupyed [illegible] / Bedstead Maker named John [Jungerick] Next No 43 By / a Mr. Mount an Inspector of Ward No 45 by a / Quaker Lady named Piggot kept a [illeg.] Grocery at the Present Time is Built the Working Womans [?] house / Little to the Right is the Old Methodist Meeting House / where [preached?] Lorenzo Dow / 1809 New York / W P Chappel
Edward W. C. Arnold, New York, until died 1954
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