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Orford murals collection

MS-875
 Collection
Identifier: MS-875
The collection contains photographs of the murals discovered in the Dyar Hinckley house on Orford Ridge in Orford. The house is now owned by Mrs. Howard K. Beale. The photographs were taken after the discovery and cleaning of the murals. Porter was an itinerant artist active in northern New England. He completed work on these murals sometime between 1825 and 1835. Included with the photographs are notes and printed materials relating to the artist, the house, and the murals.

Dates

  • 1995 - 1999

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Orford Murals Collection. The collection contains photographs of the murals painted by Rufus Porter, discovered in the Dyar Hinckley house on Orford Ridge in Orford.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA