A view of the falls on the Passaick

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“View of a waterfall in a canyon with forest surrounding, two small figures standing on the edge of rocks, sun rays piercing through the clouds.”–British Museum online catalogue, description of a later state.

  • Printmaker: Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: A view of the falls on the Passaick, or Second River, in the province of New Jersey [graphic] : the height of the fall between eighty and ninety feet; the river about eighty yards broad = Vue de l’Cataracte du Passaick, ou Seconde Riviere, dans la province de Nouveau Jersey : la hauteur de cette chûte est de 80 à 90 pieds, et la largeur de la riviere d’environ 40 toises / sketch’d on the spot by His Excellency Governor Pownal ; painted & engraved by Paul Sandby.
  • Publication: London : Publish’d according to act of Parliament, 1761, by Thos. Jefferys, the corner of St. Martins Lane, [1761]

Catalog Record


Acquired April 2023

Drawing book of river and coastal landscapes

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Six engraved plates depicting river and coastal built up landscapes. Numbered C1-C6 and identified as ‘Book 3’ in the upper left hand corner of first plate. ‘Price 6d.’ in lower right margin of first plate.

  • Author: Schnebbelie, Jacob, 1760-1792, attributed name
  • Title: [Drawing book of river and coastal landscapes] [graphic]
  • Publication: [London] : Printed for Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, [approximately 1770]

Catalog Record

724 770Sc

Acquired September 2022