The Connecticut River Near Hanover, New Hampshire

M. L. Carter, American, 19th century



Oil on canvas

Overall: 27 × 34 in. (68.6 × 86.4 cm)

Frame: 31 × 38 in. (78.7 × 96.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Michael J. De Sherbinin, Class of 1942P



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, and inscribed on reverse: M.L.C/ Hanover NH. Inscribed on stretcher reverse: upper lower edge: 1875; bottom edge: Painted by ML Carter/ Hanover 1843/ Gift of Michael M. Sherbinin (not contemporary with painting)

Exhibition History

The New England Image: 19th Century Landscapes from the College Collection, Carpenter Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 14-September 26, 1982.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, "American Paintings in the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College", Antiques Magazine, 1985, p. 1023.

Robert L. McGrath, The New England Image: 19th Century Landscape from the College Collection, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1982, pp. 22-23, no. 6.


Collected in Lewiston, Vermont (Norwich, Vermont), about 1939; Michael J. De Sherbinin (1894-1941); given to present collection, 1939.

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