New Bowery Theatre, Elizabeth Street Facade, New York
Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)
Designed by Ithiel Town (American, Thompson, Connecticut 1784–1844 New Haven, Connecticut)
Watercolor, pen and black ink over graphite
sheet: 10 13/16 x 8 1/2 in. (27.5 x 21.6 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: lower right: "I. Town. Archt."; center: "Theat. Bowery. In front 75 ft....length 170 ft."; lower right in graphite: "1828"; verso in graphite: "A.J. Davis sale, May 1901"
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, fig. no. 131, p. 172, 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