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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2331

William B. Osgood Field portrait collection


Portraits, primarily engravings, of famous individuals of the United States, Great Britain, France, and other countries.


  • 1600-1900

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
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-visite photographs.


Arranged by name of subject of portrait.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*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.
Field, William B. Osgood, collector. William B. Osgood Field portrait collection, ca. 1600-1900: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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