Completed in 1848 as part of the Croton Aqueduct System, this structure originally spanned the Harlem River using 16 stone arches (later replaced by steel). At the time of Jacoby's painting, some 24 million gallons of water were passing over it every day.
We haven’t located much reliable information about this artist. His work was exhibited at the Municipal Art Committee (1937). Judging from the locations of his paintings Jacoby seems to have lived in or near New York City. 8 more images at FAP.