Print, Portrait engraving of William H. Prescott


Accession Number: 2003.144

Description: Print of a steel engraving shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of Prescott, a noted historian who was visually impaired. His signature (facsimile) appears in the bottom margin. Reverse is blank. Printed beneath the edge of the portrait "Engraved by T.B. Welch from a Daguerreotype by Southworth and Hawse."

Height: 10

Width: 6.5

Date Made: [1872]

Maker: Welch, T.B., engraver

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2003.144

Subjects: Adult blind. Art. Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859.

Dimension Notes: 4.5 x 3.75 in. (comp.)

Material: Paper

Updated: 05/13/2014