Shanties and Factories

John Henry Twachtman, American, 1853 - 1902


1879-1880; print 1921

Etching on wove paper

33 impressions locatd (11 lifetime, 22 posthumous)

Plate: 2 3/8 × 3 11/16 in. (6.1 × 9.4 cm)

Sheet: 6 15/16 × 9 5/16 in. (17.6 × 23.7 cm)

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



Peter Platt


Frederick Keppel & Company, New York, New York


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower right: J.H.T.; signed (by artist‘s son), in graphite, lower right margin: JHT per AT; inscribed, in graphite, along lower edge of sheet, in different hand: Shanties Bridgeport; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, not in artist‘s hand: Twachtman.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

M.W. Baskett, John Henry Twachtman, American Impressionist Painter as Printmaker: A Catalogue Raisonne of His Prints, Bronxville, NY, 1999, p. 60-61, no. 1.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us