Delaware River Front, Philadelphia

1794–1851
Artist Thomas Birch (American (born in England), 1779–1851)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 70, fig. 34

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.7 x 35.2 cm (10 1/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.260

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on paper (paper squared in graphite)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Slips along waterfront with ships loading and unloading. Warehouses left.

Inscription

Paper squared in graphite pencil

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875