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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-318448

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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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
architects
houses
dwellings
financiers
universities (buildings)
advertisements

Physical Description

1 advertisement : color illustration ; 7 1/4 x 10 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.007.01.01.003

Image Dimensions

7 1/4 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

New Haven (New Haven county, Connecticut)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Orr, John William, 1815-1887 (Engraver)

Material Type

advertisements

Other People

Austin, Henry, 1804-1891
Sheffield, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), 1793-1882
Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844

Other Organizations

Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School

Description Level

Item