Folder 1 Esinoz, Rellain. Head of War Horse; Pencil. (8 ½ x 6 in) (21 ½ x 15 cm). No date. [Old number: P 2] Enlarge
Image of the head of a horse from the neck; the image appears to be drawn from underneath the horse. The horse has its mouth slightly open, a large nostril; its teeth are visible. Its eye is wide and wild and has eyelashes. Note: item found in Examples of Household Taste by Walter Smith. New York, 1875. Note on file indicates the date could be 1897.
Folder 2 Unknown artist. [Exterior of Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion]; Pencil. (8 5/8 x 10 7/8 in) (22 x 27 ½ cm). June 6, 1853. [Old number: P 3] Enlarge
Exterior side view of a mansion with a curved driveway in the foreground. The mansion has two stories, two peaks, a wood exterior, a side building to the left and a center chimney. The home is surrounded by numerous close trees. To the right is a fenced in yard. Manuscript notation reads: “Front towards road of approach House at Little Harbor Portsmouth N.H. occupied by the Wentworth family when governors of colonial New Hampshire during 18th century. June 6, 1853.” Note on file indicates that the house was called “Wentworth Residence” and is currently on Littleharbor Rd.
Folder 3 Unknown artist. [Interior of Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion]; Pencil. (8 5/8 x 11 in) (22 x 28 cm). June 6, 1853. [Old number: P 4] Enlarge
Interior view of a mantle and fireplace; the fireplace has highly decorated chimney piece with women’s profiles and busts on each side as well as floral accents and embellishments. To the left of the chimney piece is a doorway leading to a staircase and an additional room. Above the doorway is a framed family crest. To the right of the chimney piece is a framed portrait of man in a coat, a tall-back chair and a small couch. The fireplace and walls have paneling and wainscoting. Manuscript notation reads “Door to private rooms & parlor” and “Chimney piece. The Hall. Little Harbor. Middle of 18 century Residence of the Governors of Colonial New H_ of Several of the Wentworth family now occupied by Mrs Ann H Cushing June 6 1853.” Note on file indicates that the house was called “Wentworth Residence” and is currently on Littleharbor Rd.
Folder 4 Unknown artist. [Image of Moss Roses]; Pencil. (9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in) (23 ½ x 17 cm). No date. [Old number: P 8] Enlarge
Detailed image of a crested moss rose in the center surrounded by leaves and thorns. The central rose is enclosed by buds of different sizes of other moss roses; pollen is visible in the center petals. In the upper right hand corner [W…] is penciled in. Note: image found in Newspaper department May 1998.
Folder 5 Unknown artist. Worcester Oread [Institute]; Pencil. (7 x 8 ½ in) (18 x 21 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 9] Enlarge
Landscape image featuring the grounds and castle of the Worcester Oread Instutite. The building is in the distance with four towers and turrets; the building has four stories and numerous windows. In the foreground are many trees, paths and lawn as well as other buildings and an additional towered structure to the right; women in dresses walk along the paths. A criss-crossed fence is in the foreground. The image is bordered in pencil with extended lines. Note: from one of the family bibles given by Jessie T. Lane.
Folder 6 [Seager, Edward. ca. 1809-1886?]. Jamaica Plain from Mr. William Parson’s house; Pencil. (9 x 12 7/8 in) (23 x 32 ½ cm). 1844. [Old number: P 12] Enlarge
Landscape image with a path in the foreground; along the path is a gated fence. There are two people on the path. In the background is a rolling landscape and a body of water to the right; the ocean is in the far distance. Buildings are to the immediate left as well as fields, paths, trees and hills. To the right are several clusters of buildings set apart by more fields, hills and trees. Included is a steepled church; a structure which looks like the Bunker Hill Monument is in the distance to the left. Image is signed in the lower right “Seager.” And to the left: “Boston 1844.” Note: image has embossed stamp reading “Reynolds’s Aeraded surface drawing boards.”
Folder 7 Collins, John. (1814-1902). [Accident on the Camden and Amboy Rail Road]; Pencil and wash. (9 x 12 7/8 in) (23 x 32 ½ cm). 1844. [Old number: P 13] Enlarge
Image featuring a railroad accident. In the foreground are numerous men women and children; some are standing, some lying on the ground and some assisting others. Behind the people is a destroyed railroad car on its side and a horse labeled lightly in pencil “too large.” To the immediate right of this car is a pile of wheels, wood and axels. Behind this scene is another railroad car, standing intact on the tracks labeled U.S.Mail; to the right are three more destroyed cars and men. In the distance are poles with wires, trees, more people, a hill and a structure. Image has a light wash. Numbered in lower right “#12” Writing on the lower left reads: “Drawn on the spot by John Collins” Manuscript on back reads: “T[homas].W. Strong 98 Nassau, Perth Amboy Wreck at Camden N.J.” Image has been folded. Note: Strong was a publisher in the 1855 New York Directory. Note: image lithographed by Sinclair’s lithography; item in collection: Lithf Sinc Coll Acci.
Folder 8 Hunnewell, J[ames] F[rothingham] (1832-1910). New Haven, Connecticut, from West Rock; Pencil. (7 x 10 in) (17 ½ x 15 ½ cm). August 1848. [Old number: P 14] Enlarge
Landscape image taken from a hill with numerous rocks and bushes overlooking trees and a town to the right with numerous buildings and steepled churches; in the distance to the left is a harbor with ships and a wharf. The image is bordered in pencil. Image is signed in lower left “J.F. Hunnewell aged 16” Note: along the side a note reads, “(Drawn on the top of my hat)”
Folder 9 Unknown artist. [Image of a cottage by a river]; Pencil on prepared watercolor paper. (7 5/8 x 10 5/8 in) (19 ½ x 27 cm). No date. [Old number: P 15] Enlarge
Image of two men in a boat paddling down river; one man is standing, the other sitting. To the right of them is a rock ledge. To the left is a wooden cottage with a chimney, wooden fence, planked roof and several other structures; behind the cottage are numerous trees. In the foreground is a shore with rocks. Birds and clouds dot the horizon. Note: the paper has been prepared with hues of red, blue, purple and dark blue and is rounded at the edges. White markings etched out of the paper highlight areas in the clouds, water and house.
Folder 10 Champney, Benjamin (1817-1907). Wreck of the Anglo-Saxon; Pencil and wash. (6 x 9 5/8 in) (15 ½ x 24 ½ cm). May 8, 1847. [Old number: P 16] Enlarge
Image taken from the shore of a ship on its side in the ocean in the distance; the ship has one sailed mast facing away from the viewer. In the foreground are rocks and waves crashing against the beach. Near the boat is a flock of birds. Note accompanying drawing says: “Lithographer & Landscape painter who worked in N.H. & M.A. The Anglo-Saxon was a packet ship en route from Boston to Liverpool, leaving Boston May 5th. All passengers & crew were saved, but the ship was a loss.”
Folder 11 Hornby, Lester George (1882-1956). Revere House, Bowdoin Square, Boston; Pencil. (10 5/8 x 7 3/8 in) (27 x 19 cm). No date. [Old number: P 17] Enlarge
Image of the exterior of the Revere House building in Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA; the hotel is five stories, has a vertical sign reading, “Revere House” and four columns. To the right of the house is a sign reading, “Choate Drug and Chemical Company.” To the front is a gathering of people and a street. There are two horse-drawn carriages; to the left are street lights and other buildings. Image is signed at the bottom left: “L.G. Hornby.” Note accompanying image says: “Revere House was a hotel in Bowdoin Square in Boston. It was destroyed in 1919.”
Folder 12 Hornby, Lester George (1882-1956). Cornhill, Boston; Pencil. (13 1/8 x 10 in) (33 ½ x 25 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 18] Enlarge
Image of a street scene. To the right is an awning labeled, “Book Store” with piles of books and men in hats looking at them; there is also a sign labeled, “Phoenix Coffee Mills Best Coffee Grown.” There are people walking as well as carriages in the brick-laid street. To the left are tightly-packed buildings which have signs and awnings reading, “Tailor, Fish Market, J.W. Gerry Wall Paper, Dog Collars” and others which are illegible. Note accompanying image says: “The intersection of King Street and Cornhill was the center of Boston. They are now known as State and Washington Street.”
Folder 13 Weston, Annie S[prague] (1851-). [Landscape with rock]; Pencil. (9 1/8 x 9 in) (23 ½ x 23 cm). Nov. 20, 1867. [Old number: P 19] Enlarge
Image of a landscape scene with a rock formation to the right with an archway carved into it; there is a man wearing robes and reading wearing in the foreground as well as heavily branched bushes. To the left of the rock is a dark gully and a mountain as well as other trees. It appears as though pyramids are on the horizon. Image signed on reverse: “Annie S. Weston. Drawn by Nov 20th 1867.” Note: image is bordered as if it were an archway.
Folder 14 [Braan?] E.M. [Caricature portrait of a man with top hat]; Pencil. (9 x 6 ½ in) (23 x 16 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 35] Enlarge
Caricature portrait of a man facing right and leaning against packages which are stitched together. The man is wearing a long coat, has striped pants and a striped top hat. He has a chin beard and a pronounced nose. On the middle package is a caduceus with the letters “VL” and “RS” The bottom package is labeled “Hamburg.” There is a piece of paper near the man’s foot which reads “188.8.131.52.66” Image is signed in the lower right: “EM [Braan?].
Folder 15 Unknown artist. View of Chocoura Mountain from Chatauque Corner, Conway; Pencil. (7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in) (20 x 25 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 37] Enlarge
Landscape image of a two-story house in a field; there are several other structures, trees and a fence surrounding the house. In the distance in the center is a forested mountain range.
Folder 16 Scott, John White Allen (1815-1907). Campton, New Hampshire; Pencil. (7 1/8 x 10 in) (18 x 25 ½ cm). ca. 1887. [Old number: P 30] Enlarge *Note very light*
Landscape of a mountain range in the distance. In the foreground are rocks overlooking a ledge; beyond the ledge is a river and numerous trees. Reflections of the trees are visible in the water. Note: artist’s numbering system is visible in certain areas of the image. Reverse says: “Campton, N.H. J.W.A.S. sc.”
Folder 17 Scott, John White Allen (1815-1907). [Arlinebot Summit?]; Pencil. (8 3/8 x 13 in) (21 ½ x 33 cm). ca. 1887. [Old number: P 31] Enlarge *Note very light*
Landscape image taken from an interval. In the foreground is a fenced bridge over a river; in the background is the continuation of the stream as well as numerous trees. On the horizon is a forested mountain range. Image could be of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Note: artist annotations throughout: “C Yellow” and “P Rock.”
Folder 18 F.E.R. Colleges and State House of New Haven; Pencil. (8 ½ x 12 in) (21 ½ x 31 cm). 1845. Gift of John Woolsey, Apr. 17, 1981. [Old number: P 38] Enlarge
Landscape view of three Yale university buildings, one with a steeple, one with a dome and the third with an eagle atop; there is a lawn in front of the buildings with a fence surrounding it. To the right is the State House, a two-story federal structure with a columned staircase. In the middle of the scene is a grove of trees divided by a road. In the foreground is a tall tree and grass. Item is signed, “F.E.R. 1845” in the lower right.
Folder 19 Unknown artist. [Image of a stone church on a tree-lined street]; Pencil. (8 3/8 x 10 ¾ in) (21 ½ x 27 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 39] Enlarge
Image of a stone church with arched windows and doorway; the church appears to be early English gothic in design. To the right is a fenced yard with several bare trees. To the left and right of the church are two two-storied houses. There are additional bare trees lining the street. On the street is a horse pulling a cart with two men following.
Folder 20 Unknown artist. [Cover page for Every Saturday a journal of choice reading selected from foreign current literature for Home and Travel]; Pencil. (10 1/8 x 6 7/8 in) (26 x 17 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 40] Enlarge
Cover illustration for publication Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading…. The image is bordered in crude sticks and divided into thirds. The top third has two children pulling back banners which read “EVERY SATURDAY” They are standing atop a grid-globe which reads “A Journal of Choice Reading from Selected Foreign Current Literature.” Beneath the globe a three-car train on a track is departing from a station; the train is heading towards the left and has smoke billowing out. Each of the cars are labeled “For” “Home” and “& Travel.” Beneath this image are two blank spaces. At the very bottom of the image are two small images set in frames; one to the left is of a steam ship on the water, the one to the right is a domestic scene with a fireplace and two people in chairs reading. Note: the image appears to have been folded. The image is signed in the middle bottom “[Ausa?]”
Folder 21 Unknown artist. Keene, N.H. Taken Aug. 26, 1848, Saturday – from Beach Hill; Pencil. (7 x 10 in) (18 x 25 ½ cm). Aug. 26, 1848. [Old number: P 44] Enlarge
Landscape image of a town set in the valley of hills. In the foreground is a criss-cross fence and rocks. Behind the fence is a path leading to a town with numerous buildings and a steepled structure. A train running on a track is visible in the distance and cuts through the center of the town; behind the town is a series of hills.
Folder 22 Sharp, William (1803-1875). Joseph H. Towne: Pastor of the Salem church, Boston; Pencil. (9 7/8 x 8 ½ in) (25 x 21 ½ cm). No date. [Old number: P 55] Enlarge
Portrait of a man from the waist facing the viewer; the man’s face is heavily detailed. He has long curled hair on the crown of his head. He is wearing heavy robes and a collared shirt; he is sitting. In his hands is a book; he keeps the page using his index finger. Note: additional image in the lithograph collection; call number: Lithf SharJ SharWC Town.
Folder 23 Edwards, Thomas (1795-1869). [Portrait of an unidentified monk]; Pencil. Image size: (9 5/8 x 7 in) (24 ½ x 17 ½ cm). Cardstock size: (11 ½ x 8 ¾ in) (29 x 22 cm). ca. 1857. Gift of Edward Coffin, Nov. 25, 1939. [Old number: P 61] Enlarge
Portrait of a monk facing left; his eyes are turned upward. The man has a large nose and his head shaved with his monastic crown visible; he is wearing heavy hooded robes. Note on file reads: “Thomas Edwards, an artist who lived in Boston and Worcester. His name appears in the Worcester directories as an artist from 1859-1868.” Note: the image is backed with a black cardstock and tipped into a white cardstock.
Folder 24 Philpott, A.J. [Portrait of John W.A. Scott]; Pencil. (9 ¾ x 7 5/8 in) (25 x 19 ½ cm). March 30, 1905. [Old number: P 62] Enlarge
Portrait of a man from the waist facing the viewer but looking slightly left. The man has a long chin beard and moustache; he has long hair which hangs loose to his shoulders. He has wrinkles on his brow and beneath his eyes. He is wearing a dark collared jacket; one of his arms is bent and the hand visible. The image is signed in the lower right “sketch of John W.A. Scott – artist, over 90. March 30, 1905 A.J. Philpott.” Notation at bottom reads: “Apprentice to W.S. Pendleton.”
Folder 25 Cooke, Robert (ca. 1810-1843). F[itz] H[enry] Lane; Pencil. (8 5/8 x 7 5/8 in) (25 x 19 ½ cm). 1835. [Old number: P 63] Enlarge
Portrait of a man facing the viewer with his eyes looking right. He is holding a sketch pad which he props up against a rock; he holds it open with his finger. The man has his hair combed forward; he is wearing a dark jacket and tie and a white vest and shirt. Behind him are more rocks and what appears to be the ocean. Visible in the far distance is a small island and lighthouse. The image is signed in the lower right: “Robt Cook, del 1835.” Note: image has oval foxing around the perimeter.
Folder 26 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Southampton River; Pencil. (7 7/8 x 11 3/8 in) (20 x 29 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 67] Enlarge
Landscape image of a river with boats and buildings. In the foreground is a fence, grass and rocks, and a path in the distance is a three story home on river’s bank. There are three ships on the water; the one closest to the shore has two short masts and two men aboard. In the background there are two other homes set against rocks visible; to the left are trees.
Folder 27 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Barnard Castle; Pencil. (8 x 10 1/8 in) (20 ½ x 26 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 68] Enlarge
Landscape of the ruins of a castle. To the left are rocks, trees and the crumbling castle ruins. Central is a river running underneath a bridge; to the right are several buildings, a riverbank and trees. Manuscript notation under image reads: “Meet me by moonlight.” Note: the image is bordered several times in pencil.
Folder 28 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Near Ramsgate, Eng; Pencil. (7 ½ x 11 in) (19 x 28 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 69] Enlarge
Image of an English cottage over a bridge. Central in the image is a cottage with three chimneys and a sagging, mossy roof; a small structure is off to the side. In the foreground is a path leading over a fenced bridge. To the left of the house is a grove of trees; to the right of the house in the distance is the ocean with ships and two people sitting atop a bank. There are birds in the sky. Note: the image is signed in the lower right: “L.E.R.T” with other illegible markings in the lower right. Note: the image has two holes in the left side of the paper.
Folder 29 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Near Winchester, Eng[land]; Pencil. (7 ½ x 10 7/8 in) (19 x 27 ½ cm). 1845. [Old number: P 70] Enlarge
Landscape image featuring a man fishing off a bridge. To the left of the bridge is a building and several trees as well as stairs leading down to the water; in the water are several bundles of long reeds. In the far distance is a village atop a hill. The man fishing is wearing a top hat and is leaning on the fence of the bridge; he is facing the viewer. The bridge is surrounded by numerous trees and a tall board fence. Note: the image has two holes in the left side of the paper.
Folder 30 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Dartmouth Castle; Pencil. (7 3/8 x 9 3/4 in) (19 x 25 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 71] Enlarge
Landscape image with cliffs to the left and a castle to the right with several small towers and a steepled church; in the middle is a large body of water. In the foreground are several trees growing out of the ground. There are birds dotting the sky and numerous boats with people on the water. Note: the image is bordered in pencil and has two holes in the left side of the paper.
Folder 31 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Colne from the canal. England.; Pencil. (7 1/8 x 9 7/8 in) (18 ½ x 25 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 72] Enlarge
Landscape image taken from the bank of a canal looking upward towards trees, a bridge and a cathedral. To the left of the canal is a man fishing; central is a brick bridge with a lock and a path descending. In the distance are several buildings and a towered cathedral as well as trees and plants. Note: the image is bordered several times in pencil and has two holes in the left side of the paper.
Folder 32 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). Hythe, from the canal bridge; Pencil. (7 ½ x 9 ¼ in) (19 x 23 ½ cm). 1845. [Old number: P 73] Enlarge
Image of an elevated medieval town in the distance. The town has numerous buildings including a towered structure. In the foreground is a bridge crossing over a canal; in the water is a canal boat. At the foot of the fenced bridge is a man with a cane and a woman. In the far distance is a hill and birds on the horizon. Note: the image is bordered several times in pencil and has two holes in the left hand side of the paper.
Folder 33 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). [Image of an unidentified castle]; Pencil and Ink. (6 ½ x 9 in) (16 ½ x 23 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 74] Enlarge
Image of a small castle set against a backdrop of rolling hills. In the foreground is a body of water; the reflection of the tower of the castle if visible in the water. The castle has several arches and small rectangular windows. To the left is a bank with numerous trees. The leaves of the trees and moss on the castle appears to be ink. Image is signed in bottom right, “L.E.R.T.” Note: the image has two holes in the left hand side of the paper.
Folder 34 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). à Coronne près Rouen; Pencil. (6 x 8 ¾ in) (15 x 22 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 75] Enlarge
Image of several buildings with thatched roofs to the left divided by a road; leaning up against one of the structures are two large bales of grain. The roofs have grass growing out of them. To the right of the image is an additional structure with plants and a tree. In the distance are hills and other buildings. Image is signed in bottom right, “L.E.R.T.” Note: the image has two holes in the left hand side of the paper.
Folder 35 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). [Image of a country road scene]; Pencil. (7 x 8 ½ in) (17 ½ x 22 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 76] Enlarge
Image taken from above of two roads with people and buildings. One man on the path is driving a horse drawn carriage; one man rides a horse, one man pulls a cart. Another man walks with a cane and one with a dog. Behind the two paths is a large colonial home with a center chimney and ivy growing on its right side; surrounding the two roads is a fence. There are two large trees in front of the house and one to each side. To the left of the home is a brick building and a sign reading “Probate Office.” The shaded sky is dotted with a full moon and stars. Note: the image has two holes in the left hand side of the paper.
Folder 36 Treadwell, Lucy Elizabeth Rogers (1826-). [Chapelle de Guillaume Tell près de Küssnacht]; Pencil. (5 7/8 x 6 ¾ in) (15 x 17 cm). 1845. [Old number: P 77] Enlarge
Image of a small building with a steeple. The building has two columns on a brick base, an arched doorway and arched windows; there is a small fence leading up to the structure and a worn path. Surrounding the building on all sides are large lush trees. There is a man and woman sitting to the right of the structure. Note: the image has two holes in the left hand side of the paper.
Folder 37 C.S.C. [Image of to females reclining on a bed]; Pencil. (8 x 11 ¼ in) (20 x 28 ½ cm). 1845. [Old number: P 79] Enlarge
Image of a woman and a child asleep on a bed. The woman has her head on a large pillow; the bed has a braided frame. Both woman and child have curly hair and their eyes are closed. The child has her arms rapped around the woman. Both are barefoot and wearing light empire gowns. The child is holding a flower; there are leaves scattered on the bed. Quotation in pen above the image reads: “Sweet be thy sleep, thou gentle ones,/ Your hearts from care are free;/ God grant that years may never cast/A shadow over thee!”
Folder 38 [Hale, M.?] [Image of an unidentified girl in hat]; Pencil. (7 7/8 x 6 ½ in) (20 x 16 ½ cm). 1894. Gift of Charles H. Taylor Sept 1928. [Old number: P 82] Enlarge
Bust portrait of a young girl with short curly hair wearing a large brimmed hat with a bow. The girls’ head is tilted slightly towards the viewer. Her lips are full and her full eyes lashed; she is wearing an off the shoulder dress with a sash. Image is signed at the bottom “M. Hale 1894.” Manuscript notation at bottom reads “Robert [Cooke?] artists litho artist.” Note: there are some illegible markings on reverse.
Folder 39 Brandt, Carl Ludwig (1831-1905). [Portrait of an unidentified man in a feathered cap]; Pencil. (9 1/8 x 6 in) (23 x 15 cm). No date. [Old number: P 83] Enlarge
Bust portrait of a man facing right with his head turned to the left. He has long curly hair, a moustache and a goatee; his eyes are facing upward. He is wearing a large brimmed hat with two ostrich feathers; his shirt has a ruffled collar. Image is signed in lower right, “C. Brandt.” Note: image is backed on linen.