Isabel Lydia Whitney (American, 1884-1962). <em>The Emerald Tower</em>, 1927-1928. Oil on canvas, 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. James H. Hayes, 54.18 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.18_PS2.jpg)

The Emerald Tower

Artist:Isabel Lydia Whitney

Medium: Oil on canvas


Dimensions: 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm) Frame: 27 x 21 x 2 in. (68.6 x 53.3 x 5.1 cm)



Accession Number: 54.18

Image: 54.18_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Brooklyn Heights, circa 1927. Squibb Building at night, lighted by indirect method. Brooklyn Bridge in distance, carrying lighted train. View down Columbia Heights toward Fulton Ferry. Believed to be the first use of indirect lighting in Greater New York. [comments from donor, 1954]

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