Bishop Hatto and the Rats

Henry Marsh, American, 1826 - 1912
after John La Farge, American, 1835 - 1910


about 1866

Wood engraving on tissue paper

Image: 6 7/8 × 5 7/16 in. (17.5 × 13.8 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/4 × 9 1/2 in. (31.1 × 24.1 cm)

Mount: 14 5/16 × 11 5/8 in. (36.4 × 29.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Initialed, in block, upper right: LF; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right corner [not in artist's hand]: Lafarge; stamped, in black ink, on mount reverse, upper left corner: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE, / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHEOLOGY.

Exhibition History

Light in Art, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 2, 1977-January 29, 1978.

Nineteeth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.


George Breed Zug (1867-1943, Dartmouth Professor of Art History, 1913-1932); given to present collection, 1921.

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