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Print, The Coolest Spot in New England-Summit of Mount Washington, from Harper's Bazaar, July 23, 1870, p. 473., 1870

This is a Print. It was after Winslow Homer. It is dated 1870 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is wood engraving on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from The Book and Print Shop. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop.

Its dimensions are

Frame: 50.2 x 39.7 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block with initials, lower right: WH

It is inscribed

Caption: THE COOLEST SPOT IN NEW ENGLAND-SUMMIT OF MOUNT WASHINGTON. - (DRAWN BY WINSLOW HOMER.)

Cite this object as

Print, The Coolest Spot in New England-Summit of Mount Washington, from Harper's Bazaar, July 23, 1870, p. 473., 1870; After Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving on off-white wove paper; Frame: 50.2 x 39.7 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop; 1958-27-10

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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