Valleys of Erosion on Mt. Holyoke, plate 6 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 wove paper

Plate: 6 7/8 × 16 3/4 in. (17.5 × 42.5 cm)

Sheet: 11 5/8 × 18 5/8 in. (29.5 × 47.3 cm)

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



J. H. Butler, Northampton, Massachusetts


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in stone, lower left: H. J. Van Lennep del.; lower right: Thayer's Lith. Boston.; lower center margin: VALLEYS OF EROSION ON MT. HOLYOKE.; upper right margin: Pl.6.; stamped, in ink, on reverse: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY / APPLETON FUND; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: (Wilson) July 18, 1945 / Edward Hitchcock's Geology of Mass. 1841


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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