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Advertisement, Henry Austin, architect, office, Street's Building, Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut, undated

Item Information

Title:
Advertisement, Henry Austin, architect, office, Street's Building, Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut, undated
Description:
The house in the engraving was originally built by Ithiel Town, a Connecitcut architect, to house his library. Austin later enlarged it as the residence of Joseph E. Sheffield, a financier and benefactor of Yale University. Sheffield later bequeathed it to Yale and it became part of the University's science complex until it was demolished in 1957. The item was "Engraved on wood and printed in colors by J.W. Orr, New York."
Engraver:
Orr, John William, 1815-1887
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
advertisements
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
architects
houses
dwellings
financiers
universities (buildings)
Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School
Austin, Henry, 1804-1891
Sheffield, Joseph E. (Joseph Earl), 1793-1882
Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844
Places:
ConnecticutNew Haven (county)New Haven
New YorkNew York
Extent:
1 advertisement : color illustration ; 7 1/4 x 10 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
Identifier:
318448
Call #:
EP001.01.007.01.01.003