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Advertisement, Henry Austin, architect, office, Street's Building, Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut, undated

EP001.01.007.01.01.003 (RS30860)

Description

The house in the engraving was originally built by Ithiel Town, a Connecitcut architect, to house his library. Austin later enlarged it as the residence of Joseph E. Sheffield, a financier and benefactor of Yale University. Sheffield later bequeathed it to Yale and it became part of the University's science complex until it was demolished in 1957. The item was "Engraved on wood and printed in colors by J.W. Orr, New York."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 advertisement : color illustration ; 7 1/4 x 10 inches
Dimensions
7 1/4x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
318448
Reference Code
EP001.01.007.01.01.003

Record details

Originator
Orr, John William, 1815-1887 (Engraver)
Other People
Austin, Henry, 1804-1891
Sheffield, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), 1793-1882
Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844
Other Organizations
Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School
Descriptive Terms
advertising
architects
business (commercial function)
dwellings
financiers
houses
universities (buildings)
Material Type
advertisements
Places
New Haven (New Haven county, Connecticut)
New York City (New York state)

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