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New Bowery Theatre, Elizabeth Street Facade, New York

Artist:
Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)
Architect:
Designed by Ithiel Town (American, Thompson, Connecticut 1784–1844 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1828
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink over graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 13/16 x 8 1/2 in. (27.5 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Edward W. C. Arnold Collection of New York Prints, Maps and Pictures, Bequest of Edward W. C. Arnold, 1954
Accession Number:
54.90.25
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.



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