Design for Broadway Railroad and Elevated Promenade, New York

John B. Wickersham (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 739

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 61.6 cm (6 3/16 x 24 1/4 in.) (irregular)

Accession Number

51.2545

Medium or Technique

Ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Long elevated iron platform with horsecar center. Pedestrians in front of block of buildings with many windows. People and vehicles along street.

Inscription

in ink below: Wickersham's plan for Broadway railroad and elevated promenade, longitudinal view

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 8, 1951

Credit Line

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