Dimensions: 9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm)
Accession Number: 12.900.3
Catalogue Description: Source of view: painting by William Guy Wall, engraved by I. J. Hill, published by W.G. Wall, 1823. Vegetable dish, earthenware, chamfered corners, slightly scalloped outline, blue transfer printed decoration. Lacks cover. Border: Flowers and scrolls; View: New York from heights near Brooklyn. Foreground: two figures on bluff, one lolling on ground, other standing with bundle tied to stock over shoulder. Trees and rocks to left, bluff sloping to river on right with a few trees on the lower slope. Middle ground: River with spit of land coming out from right. Buildings and shrubs on spit of land. Five sailboats beyond in the river, some with sails up. Windmill and (?) lighthouse to right. Distance: waterfront of far bank, with many more ships, buildings behind, nine cupolas and /or steeples. Woodlands beyond with clouds above. Maker: Andrew Stevenson Condition: Chip out glaze in bottom border, also at top right border. Crazing on front and back.