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View of the Colleges at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  • ARTIST: Samuel Hill

  • PUBLISHER: Published in The Massachusetts Magazine published by Isaiah Thomas.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: 1790.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 3 7/8 x 6 5/16" (9.9 x 16 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A rare 18th century American produced view of Harvard.<br><br> Shown left to right is Holden Chapel, Hollis Hall, Harvard Hall, and Massachusetts Hall.<br><br> This view appeared in The Massachusetts Magazine published by Isaiah Thomas in Worcester, Massachusetts between 1789 and 1795. This "Magazine" had a limited circulation and is considered by collectors to be quite rare. This map is rarely seen, especially in good condition as it was a fold out plate from the magazine and often was damaged or destroyed by use. An important piece of Americana.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for tear and small area of loss in lower margin.

  • REFERENCE: Stauffer #1396

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