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Six sightseers look at the view from atop Mount Washington. In the foreground, a man rests on his elbow with his walking stick and two finely dressed women crouch(?) behind him, the woman closest to the foreground is smelling a bottle. In the left middle ground, another man sits holding his walking stick with two women behind him, one standing and one sitting (?). Below the group on the left is the Tip Top House, the hotel at the summit of Mount Washington. In the background, people on horse back.

This is a print from United States. It is dated 1870 and we acquired it in 1958. Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

wood engraving on off-white wove paper

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.)

This object was after Winslow Homer

This object was purchased from The Book and Print Shop

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18423055/ |title=Print, "The Coolest Spot in New England-Summit of Mount Washington, from Harper's Bazaar, July 23, 1870, p. 473.", 1870 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=24 October 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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