Reading the Scriptures

James S. Baillie, American, active 1838 - 1855


about 1850

Hand colored lithograph on paper

Image: 8 × 12 1/4 in. (20.3 × 31.1 cm)

Sheet: 10 5/16 × 14 1/16 in. (26.2 × 35.7 cm)

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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, in stone, lower center margin: Lith. & Pub. by J. Baillie; titled, in stone, lower center margin: READING THE SCRIPTURES / "Search the Scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life, and they are they which testify of me" --John 38.; reverse, stamped, in black, lower left: DARTMOUTH COLLEGE / LIBRARY / APPLETON FUND

Course History

ANTH 50.17, Rites of Passage, Sienna Craig, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

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

American Intellectual and Cultural History Through the Civil War, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, History 30, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-September 6, 1992.


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