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19th century
127 x 223 mm (5 x 8.8 in.)

Robert Swain Gifford, American, (1840–1905)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on thin laid Japan paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “R. Swain Gifford 78”; pencil inscription lower left “(May 1974 - OX.SS)” indicates the date that the donor acquired the print, with his purchase price in code
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Harold Hugo, Meriden Gravure
Bibliography: T. Bruhn, American Etching: The 1880s [catalog for exhibition 21 January–10 March 1985] (Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut, 1985), see cat. nos. 44–46 for etchings of same date of coastal areas near New Bedford.
Credit Line: Gift of Nancy and Greg Hugo from the collection of Harold Hugo (D. Hum. Wesleyan 1970), 1987
Accession Number: 1987.24.2

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  • New England - TGN 7014203 (general region): Refers to several states settled by English colonists, including Connecticut, Maine, Massaschusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The coastline has many harbors. It is on a broad continental shelf, with forested hills inland. It was inhabited by the 9th mill. BCE; the Algonquians were here when the Europeans settled in early 17th century.
  • New York Etching Club members
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
  • townscapes (representations) - Related Term

  • plate Dimensions: 127 x 223 mm (5 x 8.8 in.)

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