Reproduction of Old Ledyard Bridge (published as part of a 1954 Dartmouth Alumni Fund fundraising mailing)

Paul Sample, American, 1896 - 1974



Photomechanical reproduction on wove paper

Sheet: 8 1/4 × 14 1/2 in. (21 × 36.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from Everett Parker, Class of 1952; David J. Parker, Class of 1982; and William Bannister-Parker, Class of 1984



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Not on view


Printed caption: Old Ledyard Bridge / by Paul Sample / This painting by Paul Sample ’20, Artist /in-Residence at Dartmouth College since / 1938, shows the covered bridge over the / Connecticut River before it was replaced / in 1935. It is based on his recollections / of a scene familiar to many Dartmouth / alumni. It served as the subject for his / demonstration, ”How A Painting Is Made,” / at the Hanover Holiday program in Chicago / on January 30, 1954.


The artist; sold via raffle at a Chicago "Hanover Holiday" Dartmouth Alumni Association fundraising event to Arthur Ivar Appleton, Chicago, January 30, 1954; descent in the Appleton family, 2008; with private dealer, Florida, as agent, 2010; Brock & Company, Concord, Massachusetts; 2010; sold to present collection, 2011.

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