The Spirit of '76

Henry S. Sadd, English, active 1840 - 1850, after Tompkins Harrison Matteson, American, 1813 - 1884

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1862

Engraving on wove paper

Impression: 14 7/8 × 18 3/4 in. (37.8 × 47.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Appleton 1794 Memorial Fund

PR.945.76

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, lower left: PAINTED BY T.H. MATTESON, ESQ.; center: PUBLISHED BY WM. SMITH, PRINT SELLER 702 SOUTH 3RD ST. PHILAD.A / THE SPIRIT OF - 76. / From Matteson's Picture Painted Expressly for this Engraving; lower right: ENGRAVED ON STEEL BY H.S. SADD

Exhibition History

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.

A Self-Portrait of America, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 18-September 16, 1984.

Provenance

Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1945.

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