The Railroad Steam Engine "Philadelphia"

William Norris and Company, American



Hand colored lithograph on paper mounted on thick wove paper

Sight: 13 in. (33 cm)

Sight: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)

Sheet: 13 7/16 × 16 11/16 in. (34.1 × 42.4 cm)

Mount: 14 3/8 × 19 1/4 in. (36.5 × 48.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, in black in, lower center: WILLIAM NORRIS & COMP: PHILADELPHIA U.S.N. AMERICA.; inscribed, in graphite, on mount, lower right corner: 85; stamped, in black ink, on mount reverse, upper right corner: DARMTOUTH COLLEGE / DEPT. OF ART AND / ARCHEOLOGY; inscribed, in graphite, on mount reverse, upper right: Wm. Morris + Co. Philadelphia USN, Amer.

Exhibition History

Boats, Trains and Things, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5-December 6, 1972.


The Old Print Shop, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1952.

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