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The Hovey Murals, Panel 7

Hovey Mural Panel 7

Walter Beach Humphrey, American, 1892-1966

Mural Illustrating Richard Hovey’s “Eleazar Wheelock” (panel 7)
1938
Oil on canvas
Inscribed, upper left: COLLEGIVM DARTMVTHENSE / IN AQVA VITAE CONDITVM Ao. Di. 1770; inscribed, lower left to right: They founded / Dartmouth College / and the Big Chief matriculated / Eleazar was the Faculty, and the Whole Curriculum / Was Five Hundred Gallons of New England Rum
Commissioned by Trustees of Dartmouth College; P.939.19.7

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Last Updated: 10/17/12