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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"
Donor: Edward W. C. Arnold
Catherine Hoover Voorsanger, John K. Howat Art and the Empire City ex. cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven, 2000, fig. no. 131, p. 172, ill.



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