High Bridge

Jacoby--High Bridge@2x.jpg

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Title

High Bridge

Description

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.

Creator

Jacoby, Samuel

Publisher

Federal Art Project

Date

1938

Contributor

Cooper, Ken

Format

jpeg, 395 KB

Type

Still image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph of oil painting

Geolocation