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Print, The Coolest Spot in New England – Summit of Mount Washington

This is a Print. It was after Winslow Homer and published by Harper's Bazaar. It is dated July 23, 1870 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is wood engraving in black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop.

Its dimensions are

Image: 35 × 23.1 cm (13 3/4 × 9 1/8 in.) Sheet: 40.5 × 27.7 cm (15 15/16 × 10 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed on block with initials, lower right: WH

Cite this object as

Print, The Coolest Spot in New England – Summit of Mount Washington; After Winslow Homer (American, 1836–1910); USA; wood engraving in black ink on paper; Image: 35 × 23.1 cm (13 3/4 × 9 1/8 in.) Sheet: 40.5 × 27.7 cm (15 15/16 × 10 7/8 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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