1953.0189.002 Drawing and 1951.0078.002 Frame, view 1
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Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

  • Title:

    A View of the Attack against Fort Washington/ and Rebel redouts near New York/ on 16 of November 1776 by the British and Hessian Brigades.

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Davies (Draftsman)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1776

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0189.002


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Object Number

1953.0189.002

Object Name

Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

Title

A View of the Attack against Fort Washington/ and Rebel redouts near New York/ on 16 of November 1776 by the British and Hessian Brigades.

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Thomas Davies (Draftsman)
1737-1812

Place of Origin

New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1776

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Verso; Drawn on the Spot by Thos Davies, Capt. R.R. of Artillery.

Subjects

Landscape; Historical; Military

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

14.4 (H) , 20.3 (W) , 11.9 (Image H) , 18.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

36.6 (H) , 51.6 (W) , 11.9 (Image H) , 18.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Chain interval: 2.8 cm; laid line frequency: 8 per cm. H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

"J WHATMAN"

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 66, pp. 126-129.
[Book] Stokes, I. N. Phelps & Haskell, Daniel Carl. 1932 American Historical Prints: Early Views of American Cities, Etc.
P. 29-30
[Other] Dyckman Farmhouse Museum. Revolutionary War Exhibit.