View of an Alley Leading to the Former John Street Theatre, New York City
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. ( 19 x 11.7 cm ) mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
signature and date: verso: "Sketch by W. H. Wallace, May 1912"
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "Ally leading from John St to site of old Theatre 1912"; verso inscribed and signed at center in graphite: "The Alley that lead to the / John St. theatre / From John St. near Broadway / northward -- / Sketched by W.H. Wallace May 1912"
Cityscape detail: This is the alley leading northward from John Street near Broadway to the site of the old theater.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
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