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55-59 Maiden Lane, New York City
Date: 1851
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Medium: Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper mounted to card
Dimensions: Overall: 10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. ( 27 x 34.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Cityscape: This view of 55-59 Maiden Lane, between Nassau and William streets. The names indicated on signboards designate the places of business of John Bucklass, tailor; Simon P. Shaffer, hosier; Gustavus F. Meyer, toys; and Narice Godart "from Paris", a dealer in fancy baskets. These names do not all appear in the 1851 New York directory, and then not at address indicated in illustration.
Object Number: 1910.35
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Inscribed: Signed and inscribed on box at lower center in brown watercolor: "J.M.F. / #44"; at lower left: "October 1851"


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