The Willey House (New Hampshire)
artist: W.H. Bartlett
steel engraving with hand color – matted
The Willey family moved into the House located in Crawford Notch in 1825. The following August a landslide swept away nine members of the family. Today the site is a tourist attraction in Crawfod Notch State Park.
source: N.P. Willis, American Scenery, George Virtue, London
image: 5 x 7″ mat: 11 x 14″
The English illustrator William H. Bartlett traveled throughout the USA in the 19th century. His sketches, focused on landscape and city views, were engraved and featured in the publication American Scenery. Read more about Bartlett’s work.