View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glass Works, Delaware River, between 1800 and 1854

  • Thomas Birch, American, 1779-1851
  • William Strickland, American, 1787-1854

Aquatint and etching printed in color on wove paper

  • Plate: 15 1/4 × 21 1/8 inches (38.7 × 53.7 cm) Sheet: 15 1/2 × 21 1/4 inches (39.4 × 54 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund

61.247

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Figures (representations)
  • River
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching
  • Aquatint
  • Boat
  • Delaware river
  • Philadelphia

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: T. Birch pinx. Inscribed, lower right: Strickland sc. Inscribed, center lower margin: View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glass Works River Delaware

(Kennedy Galleries, Inc.)

1961-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

The Institute Collects. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1964, p. 18.

William Strickland; after Thomas Birch, View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glass Works, Delaware River, between 1800 and 1854, aquatint and etching printed in color on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund, 61.247.