Sketchbook of New York State and New Brunswick
John William Martens (American (born in London, England), 1794–1864)
16.8 x 25.4 cm (6 5/8 x 10 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite, brush and brown wash and watercolor on paper in bound notebook
Not On View
47 leaves and 3 loose inserts. Brown leather, stamped and gilded.
Subjects depicted include: Mohowk River at Little Falls, N. Y.; Erie Canal; Trenton Falls; Black River Falls; Constableville, Lewis County, N. Y.: Frederickton and St. John's River; New Bruswick; Greenwood Cemetary; Col. Munroe's House, Manhattan; Mt. Pleasant House, Lake Mohegan, N. Y. on leaf 32 signed by John W. Martens.
Conrad Martens, Brevard, NC (great-grandson of artist); gift to MFA, December 1985.
Gift of Conrad Martens