Grand Walking Match at Blackville - Terrific Struggle on the Home Stretch

Edward West Merrill, American, 1841 - 1910
after Solomon Eytinge, Jr., American, 1833 - 1905


about 1879

Collage of ink, crayon, white gouache, cut out birch bark figures mounted on black construction weight paper

Sheet: 14 × 20 in. (35.6 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower right: E. Merrill / Concord, N.H.; titled, in white ink, lower center: GRAND WALKING MATCH AT BLACKVILLE-TERRIFIC STRUGGLE ON THE HOME STRETCH


Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1963.

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