The Old Print Shop

Trinity Church Yard.

  • ARTIST: Joseph Pennell

  • MEDIUM: Etching,

    DATE: 1921

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition: 50 proofs, 9 13/16 x 6 15/16" (250 x176mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Office workers at lunchtime relax in the seclusion of the Trinity church yard, burial place of many prominent early Americans. Among them are Alexander Hamilton, Robert Fulton, and William Bradford. On one of the grave stones Pennell has playfully inscribed his own name.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in pencil by the artist. Printed on 18th century paper.

  • CONDITION: Margin wear and worm holes not affecting image otherwise in good condition.

  • REFERENCE: Wuerth 792