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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.167.1-50
People
Benjamin Champney, American (New Ipswich NH 1817 - 1907 Woburn MA)
Title
New Hampshire Sketchbook
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook
Date
1859
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308603
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown fabric-covered cardboard covers and brown leather spine; fifty pages of off-white wove paper
Dimensions
10.1 x 16.1 x 3 cm (4 x 6 5/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Daniel E. Kennedy, Chestnut Hill, MA, Sold to the Fogg Art Museum, 1960. Transaction made through William Bond of Houghton Library.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, William C. Heilman Fund
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.167.1-50
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sketchbook with brown fabric-covered cardboard covers and brown leather spine. Slit with remnants of black fabric on back cover from cloth tie. Pages of off-white wove paper, with drawings in graphite.
Commentary
Sketchbook with brown fabric-covered cardboard covers and brown leather spine. Slit with remnants of black fabric on back cover from cloth tie. Pages of off-white wove paper, with drawings in graphite.
Publication History

Donald D. Keyes, "The Great Gallery of Nature: Benjamin Champney in the Development of White Mountain Art", Historical New Hampshire (Fall-Winter 1996), 51, nos. 3-4, p. 100 (note 7)

Under Cover: Artists' Sketchbooks, website, Harvard University Art Museums, 2006, www.artmuseums.harvard.edu/sketchbooks

Exhibition History

Under Cover: Artists' Sketchbooks, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/2006 - 10/22/2006

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