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7 Dock Street
Attributed to Jerome Barhydt
Oil on Canvas, ca. 1860–1870
In 1925, downtown Schenectady’s portion of the Erie Canal was filled in and Dock Street became part of Erie Boulevard.
This piece is attributed to Jerome Barhydt, no additional information is available.
Old Mohawk Covered Bridge
Oil on Canvas, ca. 1870
Schenectady was a pre-colonial home to Native Americans. In the 19th century, Schenectady became one of America’s leading industrial cities.
W.H. Yates (1845–1935) was born in Schenectady. After serving in the Union Army during the Civil War he studied art and became a well-known regional artist and teacher.
View of Albany
Oil on Canvas, 1986
Construction of the Empire State Plaza went from 1962–1978 and was one of the most ambitious public works projects in state history.
David Coughtry (1953) studied at SUNY Albany and is an active artist and currently teaches studio art at Principia College.
Oil on Canvas, 1883
Robert Fulton first began operating steamboats on the Hudson River in 1807.
Antonio Jacobsen (1849–1921) was a Danish born artist who came to the United States in 1873. He was famous for his maritime art and his especially accurate portrayal of the ships he painted.
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