Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1834

GUSN

GUSN-175385

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
Print

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P355
FA006

People and Organizations

Harvard College

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 10/16 x 12 9/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.778

Places

Harvard University (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [university]
Massachusetts (United States)