This magnificent image depicts numerous boats filled with onlookers watching as the Statue of Liberty is unveiled. The dramatic scale of the statue dwarfs the boats and the people as they fly their flags looking at the new addition to New York's river.

Statue of Liberty Celebration, October 28, 1886
Oil on canvas
40 x 52 in
Signed and inscribed ‘New York’ lower right

Boats viewing the unveiling of the Statue of Liberty in the New York Harbor.