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Inscription

lower right in graphite: Mount Washington / from near Bartletts / J.F.C Sept 18th 1852.; upper right in graphite: [not deciphered, crossed out] / all the outlines of Mt. W to be kept up higher / so as to elevate the hill to the left

Marks and Labels

embossed lower right verso: JDH

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Newington (great-granddaughter of the artist), Greenwich, CT; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1977; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 38, no. 266.