First Merchants' Exchange, New York (elevation of main façade)
Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)
Designed by Josiah R. Brady (American, ca. 1760–1832)
Designed by Martin Euclid Thompson (American, 1786–1877 Glen Cove, New York)
Watercolor, pen and black ink over graphite
sheet: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (21.6 x 26.7 cm)
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Not on view
Inscription: Below in ink: "Exchange/ J. R. Brady archt."; below in graphie, now partially erased: "Drawing by Davis, 1826"
Edward W. C. Arnold; Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, John K. Howat Art and the Empire City: New York, 1825–1861. Exh. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sept. 19, 2000 to Jan. 7, 2001. New York and New Haven, 2000, cat. no. 74, fig. no. 74, p. 426, ill.
Artist: Designed by Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)Date: ca. 1857Medium: Black walnut; replacement underupholstery and showcoverAccession: 1995.111On view in:Gallery 736