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The Connecticut, Above Middletown
1872-1874
Artist:Drawn by J. D. W. , American, active 1872 - 1874
Wood-engraving; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 6 x 9in. (15.2 x 22.9cm) Sheet (height x width): 9 1/2 x 12 1/4in. (24.1 x 31.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of John Crockett
Description: A man is seated beneath a large tree. Another man with pack on his back stands in front of him. Three men or boys are on the river bank. One of them holds a fishing pole. A row boat and a ferry boat are on the river. The ferry slip is visible in the background near a bridge and the buildings and church steeples of a large town.
Inscription: On recto, beneath image, in letterpress, "THE CONNECTICUT, ABOVE MIDDLETOWN." On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number.
Object Number: 2008.72.6
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