A Prospect of the Colledges in Cambridge in New England

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1906

GUSN

GUSN-175387

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
ink
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Engraving

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P356
FA005

Maker

Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 (Engraver)
After Burgis, William (Artist)
Charles E. Goodspeed & Co. (Publisher)

Dimensions

25 4/16 x 29 5/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.779