Homeward Bound: The Quay of Boston

John Henry Bufford, American, 1810 - 1870
J. Cole, American, active 19th Century


about 1854

Color lithograph on chine collé

Image: 10 3/16 × 7 1/16 in. (25.9 × 18 cm)

Sheet: 16 × 12 3/8 in. (40.6 × 31.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



J. H. Bufford & Sons, Boston


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, upper right: LIVERPOOL PACKETS / FOR / LIVERPOOL / To Sail 10th [th in superscript] OF APRIL / From CONSTITUTION WHARF / SPLENDED NEW PACKET SHIP / CATHEDRAL / 1700 Tons. / Capt. Wm [m in superscript] M. Howard. / J.C Thayer __Capt. Brown / Chariot of Fame Capt. Knowles / E. TRAIN & Co / Globe Building / No. 24 State St. [poster advertisement]; inscribed, on stone, center left: P 22; signed, on stone, lower right: J. Cole; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: J.H. Bufford's Lith. 260 Washington St. Boston. / HOMEWARD BOUND. / The Quay of Boston.

Exhibition History

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


The Book & Print Shop, Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1952.

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