Mount Jefferson (from Mount Washington), Plate 13 from Vol. II of N.P. Willis' American Scenery, or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of a Transatlantic Nature

Robert Brandard, English, 1805 - 1862
after William Henry Bartlett, English, 1809 - 1854



Hand-colored steel-engraving on wove paper

Image: 4 7/8 × 7 7/16 in. (12.4 × 18.9 cm)

Sheet: 8 × 10 3/4 in. (20.3 × 27.3 cm)

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



George Virtue, London


Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, center right: [later addition] Visited, July, 1841 / 6226 feet a [cut off] side-walks at / Portsmouth ,N.H [H cut off] printed, lower left margin: W.H. Bartlett.; Printed, lower right margin: R. Brandard.; Printed, lower center margin: MOUNT JEFFERSON, / (From Mount Washington) / MONT JEFFERSON, VU DU MONT WASHINGTON. DER BERG JEFFERSON VOM BERGE WASHINGTON GESEHN. / London, Published for the Proprietors, by Geo: Virtne [u inversed], 26, Ivy Lane, 1839.

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.

Photo reproduction exhibited at Weeks State Park, Lancaster, NH

Publication History

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.45, no.5.


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

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