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MS Am 2331

Field, William B. Osgood, collector. William B. Osgood Field portrait collection, ca. 1600-1900: Guide.

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Last update on 2012 August 16

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2331
Creator: Field, William B. Osgood, collector.
Title: William B. Osgood Field portrait collection,
Date(s): ca. 1600-1900.
Quantity: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Portraits, primarily engravings, of famous individuals of the United States, Great Britain, France, and other countries.

Acquisition Information:

*42M- various. Gift of William B. Osgood Field, Lake Mohegan, Westfield, New York; received: 1942.
NOTE: In October 2003 this finding aid was produced and many, but not all, of the uncataloged portrait-print 1942 accessions from the William B. Osgood Field collection were included. Specific accession number information is given with the item entry.

Access Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William B. Osgood Field Portrait Collection, ca. 1600-1900 (MS Am 2331). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Arrangement

Arranged by name of subject of portrait.

Scope and Content

This collection contains primarily engravings , but also includes a few colored engravings,stipple engravings,lithographs,chromolithographs,engraver's proofs,caricatures,photographs,mezzotints,etchings, and carte-de-visitephotographs.

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