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A Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England

2006.44.779 (RS84923)

Description

Colored engraving of three buildings, a tree, and figures on horseback and on foot in the foreground.

Details

Maker
Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 (Engraver)
After Burgis, William (Artist)
Charles E. Goodspeed & Co. (Publisher)
Date
1906
Inscriptions
"To the Honourable William Dummer Esq r Lieutenant Governor of ye Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England. This view is most humbly Dedicated by your Honours, Most obedient most humble Serv t W: Burgis" (printed)
"No 60 of an edition of Seventy five only and the plate destroyed / 1 N. Harvard / A Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England / 2 Stoughton / Re-engraved by Sidney L. Smith, from a copy in the possession of the Massachusetts Historical Society, published by Charles e Goodspeed, Boston, 1906 / 3. Massachusetts" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 4/16 x 29 5/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.779
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175387

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