Mount Washington and the White Mountains, from the Valley of Conway

Currier & Ives, American, 1857 - 1907, after Frances Flora Bond Palmer, American, 1812 - 1876

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1860

Hand colored lithograph on wove paper

Plate: 14 3/4 × 20 1/4 in. (37.5 × 51.5 cm)

Sheet: 21 5/8 × 26 3/4 in. (55 × 68 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert A. and Dorothy H. Goldberg

PR.987.34.66

Publisher

Nathaniel Currier

James Merritt Ives

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Printed across lower margin: F. PALMER, DEL. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1860, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office of the Distr. Court of the Southern Distr. of N. Y. LITH. BY CURRIER & IVES, N. Y.; printed below, center: MOUNT WASHINGTON AND THE WHITE MOUNTAINS,/ FROM THE VALLEY OF CONWAY./ NEW YORK, PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 152 NASSAU ST.

Exhibition History

A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven: Artists in the White Moutains, 1830-1930, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-October 30, 1988.

Publication History

Women Artists of the White Mountains: 1840-1940. Frances S. MacIntyre, Lebanon Graphics.

Robert L. McGrath, Gods in Granite: The Art of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2001, 216 p., ill. no. 74.

Robert L. McGrath and Barbara J. MacAdam, "A Sweet Foretaste of Heaven", Artists in the White Mountains 1830-1930, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1988, p.51, no.11.

Mark Sullivan, "Meaning in John F. Kensett's October Day in the White Mountains", Cleveland Studies in the History of Art, Vol. 6, Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Museum of Art, 2001, fig. 5, ill. p. 53.

Provenance

Dorothy E. Huffman Goldberg (1917-1997) and Robert A. Goldberg (1918-1997), North Conway, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

138.67.986 C4242L

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