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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.446
People
Charles Howland Hammatt Billings, American (Milton, MA 1818-1874 Boston, MA)
Title
In the Himalaya Mountains
Other Titles
Former Title: River Landscape
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1842
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305964
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Blue ink on thin off-white wove paper
Dimensions
18.6 x 24.4 cm (7 5/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
mount: 35.5 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, blue ink: In the Himala [sic] Mountains / Oct 1842 ["Himala" was an acceptable spelling for "Himalaya," now obsolete]
  • inscription: l.r. of face mat, graphite: 16
  • inscription: l.l. of backing mat, graphite: 16
  • inscription: removed from old mount, adhered to backing mat, graphite: Drawn by Hammatt Billings
Provenance
John Witt Randall, Boston, MA; bequest to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892; gift to Harvard University, 1892.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.446
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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