Hartford Bridge

Charles Adams Platt, American, 1861 - 1933



Etching on laid paper

Image: 11 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (29.2 × 44.5 cm)

Sheet: 14 3/4 × 19 3/8 in. (37.5 × 49.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: C.A. Platt. / Hartford 1885; signed, in graphite, lower right margin: CA Platt

Exhibition History

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

Shaping the American Landscape: The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-May 28, 1995; The Octagon, The Museum of the American Architectural Foundation, June 19-September 19, 1995; The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, October 31-December 22, 1995, no. 14.

Publication History

Keith N. Morgan, "Shaping An American Landscape: The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, ill. fig. 3.19, p.66, Checklist no. 14, p.145.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Rice, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Charles A. Platt, New York, 1889, no. 70.

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