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View of Oliver Wendell Holmes house just barely visible through bushes and trees in foreground--oval format.
albumen (egg white)
Printed on recto--lower center: ""SOUTH VIEW/ OF THE/ Old Holmes House./ The removal of this historical building was a piece of Vandalism committed by Harvard College in June 1884. In the room to/ the right of the front door, the battle of Bunker Hill was planned on the eve of that event, and Benedict/ Arnold here received his commission. The sketching materials in the foreground belonged/ to Annie Dixwell, who interested herself with me in preserving/ mementos of the old house./ V.Y.B.""
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
15 x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Massachusetts (United States)