Certificate, New England Union University: Scene done in a Trance.

Otis Bradford, American, 19th century



Lithograph on wove paper

Sheet: 18 7/8 × 23 7/8 in. (47.9 × 60.6 cm)

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



L. H. Bradford & Company, Boston


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, beneath image: The above design was given & drawn in the trance state, May 22nd 1858 at Marlow, N.H. by J.L.D. Otis, in presence of Erastus Nichols, James Shepard, Jonathan Carpenter, George Shepardson, Catherine Otis and Electa Shepardson in two hours and 58 minutes; lower right: L. H. Bradford & Co's Lith.


Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1959.

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