Box 5

Henry Clay Cross Pencil Sketches

Sample Images from Box 5:












Box 5 Folder 1 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. Merrimack; pencil. (13 x 20 cm). March 1881.

Image with a small building elevated by rocks and bricks; running underneath is a river; to the right and left are several trees in a field; to the left is a slope. Note: top of drawing is torn.

Box 5 Folder 2 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. Merrimac; pencil. (13 x 20 cm). March 1881.

Large tree with large branches being supported by a beam; part of the trunk is disfigured. Behind the tree are several buildings and a fence.

Box 5 Folder 3 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. Merrimac; pencil. (13 x 20 cm). March 1881.

Single story house in a landscape. The house has been boarded up and its chimney is dilapidated. Behind the house is a slope heading upwards covered with grasses and trees.

Box 5 Folder 4 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. Joppa Newburyport, MA; pencil. (13 x 20 cm). May 30, 1881.

Image, taken from the water of a wharf with numerous buildings and docks to the right. Central in the scene is a small boat tied to a dock and several other dingy boats. On a landing to the right is a person holding an umbrella.

Box 5 Folder 5 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913). Newburyport, MA; pencil. (13 x 20 cm). May 30, 1881.

Image of a boat with a mast turned to the left in water. To the left is a dock and several dingy boats. To the far left are telegraph lines on poles lining a path and to the right water and boats.

Box 5 Folder 6 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913). Burning of Old Hulk, Minnetonka; Revere Beach, July 27, 1878; pencil. (20 x 13 cm). November 1881.

Image of a boat ablaze in a body of water; the boat is surrounded by several smaller boats with people, sails and oars. To the left is a beach. Not: the image of the fire on the boat is highlighted in gouache.

Box 5 Folder 7 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913). “Steam” for Zepho; pencil. (20 x 13 cm). December 1881.

Image taken from the roof of various rooftops and chimneys billowing steam from pipes. Many of the rooftops are lined with ironwork. Note: the steam of the chimneys is painted with white gouache.

Box 5 Folder 8 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. West Roxbury Park; pencil. (13 x 18 cm). August 15, 1884.

Image of a tower with crenellations lining its top; there are several arched windows and the exterior is lined with ivy; to the right is a field and several trees. Note: image is on green colored paper.

Box 5 Folder 9 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. Cemetery Brook; pencil. (25 x 18 cm). No date.

Two views; the one on top is of a brook cutting through a piece of land. The land curves to the left and is lined with grasses and trees. The image beneath is of the stump of a tree lined with brush and trees; to the left is a tree and in the foreground water.

Box 5 Folder 10 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. City Farm; pencil. (15 x 21 cm). No date.

Image of several broken trees, possibly birch, piled on top of each other. Many of the trees still have their branches and leaves and the bark is peeling.

Box 5 Folder 11 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. McGaw Bridge; pencil. (12 x 17 cm). No date.

Image of a small, wooden bridge in a landscape. The bridge is over a body of water and is bordered by trees to the left and right.

Box 5 Folder 12 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. Old Mill, Goffstown, N.H.; pencil. (12 x 20 cm). no date.

An elevated mill with a wooden landing attached. The mill is made of wood and has visible supporting beams underneath as well as a wooden fence. Note: image is on green colored paper.

Box 5 Folder 13 Cross, Henry Clay (1852-1913) attributed. On the Island; pencil. (17 x 12 cm). no date.

Image of the trunk of a tree to the right; to the left are numerous knotted branches tangled together. In the distance the scene is surrounded by tall trees, several of them pine.



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