View at the Falls of the Passaic River
Watercolor on paper drawing of "View at the Falls of the Passaic River", ca. 1799-1800, from the Latrobe Sketchbooks, by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. The artist captured several views of the Great Falls of the Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey after a visit in 1799. This view shows a sharp bend in the river, high cliffs, and a large rock formation at center.