View of Dartmouth College, plate following page 64, from The Massachusetts Magazine, February 1793, Vol. V

Samuel Hill, American, active 1789 - 1803, after Josiah Dunham, American, 1769 - 1844

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1793

Hand-colored engraving on heavy wove paper

Edition of 120

Image: 3 3/4 × 6 in. (9.5 × 15.2 cm)

Sheet: 5 1/16 × 8 3/8 in. (12.9 × 21.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Judith D. and Charles H. Hood, Class of 1951

2017.34.18

Publisher

Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, Boston

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed in lower left margin: J. Dunham del.; printed in lower right margin: S. Hill, Sct; printed below, centered in margin and in cursive: A Front View of DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, with the CHAPEL & HALL; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper left: Dartmouth; inscribed, in different hand, on reverse, upper right: WJR: Front [illeg.] [illeg.] is photo w/ / Dartmouth Hall – then [illeg.] [illeg.] now / about 700; inscribed in graphite, below: Goodspeed $20 March 1928 / [illeg.] 12/9/66 [illeg.] / [illegible five words]

Provenance

Goodspeed’s Book Shop, Inc., Boston, 1928; [one or two successive owners]; Judith D. and Charles H. Hood (1929-2016), Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to present collection, 2017.

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