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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2006.44.778 (RS84922)

Description

Framed color engraving of Harvard Yard with Holden Chapel, Harvard Hall and Massachusetts Hall, trees, a long fence and figures in a field in the foreground one of which is on a horse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834
Inscriptions
"A.J. Davis del" (printed)
"D. Kimberly Sc." (printed)
"Harvard University, Cambridge, MASS." (printed)
"Harvard College / about 1833 / Drawn by Davis and / engraved for Hintor's / History of the U.S. / a fine impression / beautifully hand / tinted. / Shows University Hall / recently erected with / the colonade porch / later removed and a / form of fence not / shown to have in / any other view. / Bought of Bezannson / all framed in Boston. / Nov 1 1934 [syz] / Stephen W. Phillips / Salem. Mass." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Harvard University (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [university]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Harvard College
Dimensions
10 10/16 x 12 9/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.778
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175385

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