Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Night lights of Manhattan] 1 drawing on black paper : watercolor, gouache ; sheet 23.9 x 31.3 cm. | New York City. Night view past tug on river to series of dots forming the night lights of Manhattan, outline of buildings barely visible against dark background.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Brooklyn harbor under snow] 1 drawing on light gray paper with black fibers : watercolor, gouache ; sheet 26.3 x 33.2 cm. | New York City. View of snow covering the roofs of warehouses and docks at Brooklyn Harbor, dark gray haze in background.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Ship at rest] 1 drawing on slightly textured cream paper : watercolor, gouache, charcoal ; sheet 26 x 33.1 cm. | New York City. View over warehouses and docks to Brooklyn Harbor crowded with ships all puffing clouds of white smoke, creating hazy view of skyscrapers behind.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [New York City skyline from Brooklyn Harbor, ships docked in foreground] New York City. Diagonal view of large ships docked at Brooklyn Harbor, fog partially obscuring Manhattan buildings beyond.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [New York City harbor and skyline at night] New York City. Diagonal view across East River to tall buildings of Manhattan, red glow of sunset above, dots of light in many of the windows.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Reflective river] 1 drawing on light blue paper with dark blue fibers : watercolor, gouache, charcoal ; sheet 26.5 x 33.3 cm. | New York City. View past large ships passing through bright reflections on East River, reddish-pink sunset sky above. Statue of Liberty in distance.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Tower Bridge] 1 drawing on textured cream paper : charcoal ; sheet 27.6 x 21.6 cm. | England, London. View past small boats on Thames toward the tower Bridge, highlighted against a dramatic cloudy sky.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Sketchbook 15] 1 sketchbook (49 pages with 31 drawings) ; cover 28.6 x 22.9 cm. | Sketchbook contains mostly tropical pictures--landscapes or villages with a lot of palm trees, including some jungle drawings, all quite finished. There are a couple of work-related drawings as well, bridge and mining subjects.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1910
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Lest liberty perish from the face of the earth - buy bonds 1 drawing : watercolor, crayon ; 97.5 x 81.3 in. | Design drawing for poster titled "That liberty shall not perish from the earth - buy Liberty Bonds" for the Fourth Liberty Loan during World War I. Drawing shows the Statue of Liberty in ruins with New York City in flames in the background.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1918
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bridge over Valley Creek, Downingtown 1 drawing on light brown paper : pen and ink ; sheet 15.9 x 23 cm. | Downingtown. Man in hat leads horses pulling wagon. Bridge over Valley Creek in background with rolling hills and trees.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1899
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    To St. Paul's from my window 1 drawing on cream paper : watercolor, charcoal ; sheet 25.2 x 35.3 cm. | England, London. As Wuerth described, "View of St. Paul's and other London Towers and Bridges, over the heavy green trees on the Embankment. Colors, green, black, brown, gray, cream, rose, violet, red, white and blue, on white paper." Pink obelisk visible in center, cream walkway with figures in extreme...
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Cambria steel works, Johnstown 1 drawing on paper : black chalk with white heightening ; sheet 17.6 x 25.3 cm. | Pennsylvania, Johnstown. Diagonal view of road with factory to right and in background with many smokestacks blowing smoke, telephone poles extending into distance on left of road.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1917
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [April 1st, 1924] 1 drawing on cream board : watercolor, gouache ; sheet 24.8 x 35.6 cm. | New York City. River view, heavy with shipping, boathouses, smokestack on near side in lower left, boathouses, tall buildings opposite, Statue of Liberty in distance under clouded sky.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1924
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Beach Horse and Wagon] 1 drawing on cream board : pen and ink ; sheet 11.1 x 14.2 cm. | England, Margate. Small, sketchy scene on beach, two wagons to right, one in lead being pulled by a horse, group of indistinct figures to the left of these.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Asleep] 1 drawing on cream board : pen and ink ; sheet 12.1 x 16.4 cm. | England, Margate. Sketchy scene of women on beach, one in foreground fully dressed, asleep, holding child, flag directly behind. Others in group on hill slightly behind first woman, one reading.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1897
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Venice Quadri 1 drawing on brownish-gray paper with black fibers : pastel crayon ; sheet 23.6 x 31.8 cm. | Italy, Venice. Crowded, indistinct group of figures seated at outdoor cafe on St. Mark's Square, triple archway with indecipherable lettering above just behind them.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Chute the Chutes, Luna Park, Coney Island 1 drawing on reddish brown paper : pencil, colored pencil ; sheet 32.1 x 25.5 cm. | New York City. Downward view of Chute the Chute ride, as track enters tunnel. Domed structures on either side, colorful flags and streamers in background, sky heavily accented with white.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1904
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The balloon, Coney Island 1 drawing on brown paper : pencil, colored pencil ; sheet 31.8 x 25.4 cm. | New York City. View down street of Coney Island, figures walking, ferris wheel dominates right side, tower frames left, with purplish balloon floating above in sky with trails of orange and yellow.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1904
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Brooklyn Bridge 1 drawing on gray board : watercolor ; sheet 24.1 x 31.6 cm. | New York City. As Wuerth described, "Late evening effect, with lights on bridge, distant shore and boats on river. Colors, black, gray, blue, red, light, yellow and pink, on gray packing board."
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Casa Jacovitz [i.e., Jankowitz] - Whistler's rooms in Venice
    Casa Jankowitz
    1 drawing on blue-gray paper : pastel ; sheet 23.8 x 32 cm. | Drawing shows exterior view of the Casa Jankowitz on the edge of a canal.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [The red bus] 1 drawing on creme paper : watercolor with white heightening ; sheet 17.8 x 23.1 cm. | England, London. As Wuerth described, "View of a foggy wet day on a London street, with red bus in foreground. Colors, red, rose, yellow, cream, brown, gray and black, on white paper."
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Snow 1 painting on gray canvas board : oil ; sheet 30.3 x 40.5 cm. | New York City. As Wuerth described, "View on a dull grey day, looking down on ships and piers on Brooklyn side thickly covered with snow, shipping on East River, in the distance the buildings on lower Manhattan against a cold grey sky. Colors, black, brown, green, gray, blue, cream,...
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1922
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Castle Gandolfo] 1 drawing on brown paper : colored crayon, pencil ; sheet 28.8 x 22.2 cm. | Italy. View of small road on the side of a hill overlooking a pond on the right, rocky crags to left, figure on horseback headed toward viewer. Castle barely visible in background beneath blue sky.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1909
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ria S. Barbara - where Whistler first lived 1 drawing on greenish-gray paper : colored crayon ; sheet 32 x 23.7 cm. | Italy, Venice. View down a canal, bridge with figures crossing, middle distance, buildings flanking left, campanile in distance.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1860
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    St. Mark's sunset 1 drawing on paper : Russian chalk, colored chalk ; sheet 24.4 x 29.4 cm. | Italy, Venice. As Wuerth described, "Brightly lit St. Mark's under darkened sky, figures at middle distance, rectilinear Campanile at right. Colors, blue, green, yellow, cream,pink, black, white, gray, purple, orange and red."
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901