Great Falls on Westfield River in Russell, plate 12 from the Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts, Vol. I. by Edward Hitchcock

B. W. Thayer & Co., American, active 1840 - 1851, after Henry J. Van Lennep, American, 1815 - 1889


published 1841

Lithograph on paper

Impression: 8 1/4 × 5 1/2 in. (21 × 14 cm)

Sheet: 11 1/2 × 8 7/8 in. (29.2 × 22.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Appleton 1792 Memorial Fund



J. H. Butler, Northampton, Massachusetts


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in stone, lower left margin: H. J. Lennep del.; lower right margin: B. W. Thayer's Lithog.y. Boston.; lower center margin: GREAT FALLS ON WESTFIELD RIVER IN RUSSELL.; upper right margin: Pl. 12.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: Wilson, July 18, 1945 / Edward Hitchcock's Geology of Mass. 1841; stamped, in ink, on reverse: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY / APPLETON FUND


Possibly from Cora Wilson, The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to the Baker Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 19, 1945; ; transferred to present collection, 1945.

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