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Proceedings at the reception and dinner in honor of George Peabody, Esq., of London : by the citizens of the old town of Danvers, October 9, 1856 : to which is appended an historical sketch of the Peabody Institute, with the exercises at the laying of the corner-stone and at the dedication / published by order of the Committee of Arrangements.

Boston : H.W. Dutton & Son, printers, 1856.
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 195, [1] pages, [18] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F74.D2 D3 1856
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The exercises were in the charge of a joint committee of the two towns of Danvers and South Danvers--"The reception, introduction" on page [1].
Contains lithographs on which Winslow Homer worked when he was with J.H. Bufford's Lith. Homer's initials are on illustrations facing p. 21 and 89.
Frontispiece portrait of George Peabody engraved on steel by J.C. Buttre, from a daguerreotype. Several plates are after photographs by W. Snell, lithographed by L.H. Bradford & Co. and J.H. Bufford. Other illustrators include Mrs. T.A. Sweetser and M.C. Oby.
Last page blank.
Princeton University. Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, 1670-1870 (1968 edition), no. 848
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 1317
BEIN 2003 214: Bookplate of J.R. Abbey. Bookplate of Paul Mellon.
BAC: British Art Center copy imperfect: lacks all plates except the engraved frontispiece and the lithograph facing page 1. Bound in publisher's yellow printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Abbey, J. R. (John Roland), 1896-1969 -- Bookplate.
Danvers (Mass.) -- History.
Mellon, Paul -- Bookplate.
Peabody Institute (Danvers, Mass.)
Peabody, George, 1795-1869.
Engravings -- 1856.
Lithographs -- 1856.
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910, illustrator.
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893, engraver
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870, lithographer.
Sweetser, T. A., Mrs., ill.
Oby, M. C., ill.
Snell, Wm. (William), photographer.
Peabody (Mass.)
L.H. Bradford & Co., lithographer.

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