Cedars by Moonlight

James David Smillie, American, 1833 - 1909


1878; published 1880

Etching on wove paper

Image: 8 5/16 × 6 3/8 in. (21.1 × 16.2 cm)

Plate: 8 11/16 × 6 11/16 in. (22.1 × 17 cm)

Sheet: 10 5/8 × 8 1/16 in. (27 × 20.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey R. Brown, Class of 1961



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower left: S[J]millie; inscribed, in plate, lower right: No 9 D. 1878

Course History

ENGL 52, Vox Clamantis: Wilderness in 19th Century American Literature, Michael Chaney, Winter 2020

Catalogue Raisonne

B. Witthoft, The Fine-Arts Etchings of James David Smillie, Lewiston, 1992, no. 11.

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