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Bird's eye view of Harvard College and Old Cambridge

Item Information

Title:
Bird's eye view of Harvard College and Old Cambridge
Description:
This sepia-toned lithograph shows a bird's eye view of the college and five small views of college buildings. A handwritten legend says the print was a gift of Louis Prang (firm of Prang & Mayer) on January 14, 1858. Small views of: Longfellow House, Observatory, Law School, Divinity Hall, and Prof. Agassiz House.
Artist:
Kummer, Julius Hermann, 1817-
Date:
1858
Format:
Prints
Genre:
prints (visual works)
lithographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
colleges (buildings)
bird's-eye views
observatories
law schools (buildings)
professors (teacher)
lecture halls
Prang, Louis, 1824-1909
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Cambridge
Harvard University
Longfellow House (Cambridge, Mass.)
Extent:
1 lithograph
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Terms of Use:
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Notes:
Gift of Harvard University, 1941
Identifier:
198908
Call #:
GC002.02.025