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America's First Law School, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1784
1947
Draftsman:Drawn by HH Art Studios Inc. , American
Ink and gouache with graphite on white wove paper mounted to board
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 15 1/16 x 22in. (38.3 x 55.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Drawing of several men in a classroom. A man holding a book and a pair of eyeglasses is standing at the front of the class. Another man is seated facing the class. Most of the men are seated at desks facing the teacher, except one man who stands behind his desk. In the background are maps hanging on the wall, a globe, and a desk with books and quill pens.
Use Note: Original drawing number 14 of a series of 53 done for G. Fox & Co.'s 100th Anniversary. The drawings appeared in The Hartford Courant as full size advertisements on Sundays from December 29, 1946 to December 29, 1947. The drawing was later published in a book: G. Fox & Co. A Century in Connecticut. Hartford, 1948, p.14.
Inscription: Inscribed in lower left corner in ink, "America's first Law School - / Litchfield: 1784".
Object Number: 1980.93.47
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