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Title: Chocorua Pond

Object Name: Drawing

Object ID: 2014.021.014

Creator: Champney, Benjamin (1817-1907)

Place of Origin: North Conway, NH

Date: 1854

Description: Drawing. View of Chocorua Lake and Sandwich Range, Tamworth, NH, looking northwest; drawn by Benjamin Champney (1817-1907), 1854. Pencil on paper. View of lake and shoreline in foreground and center; cluster of trees and rocks on left side; wooded hills and mountains (Sandwich Range) in background. Inscription bottom left corner: "Chocorua Pond Sept 28 1854".

Material: Paper

Dimensions: H-10.2 W-13.75 inches

Provenance: From a collection of drawings by Benjamin Champney purchased at the auction of the estate of Wallace D. Fealy (1932-2012) of Stanchfield, Minnesota, conducted by Fahey Auctioneers and Appraisers, November 5, 2013. Part of lot #617, one of 26 lots sold by Robert C. Eldred Co., East Dennis, MA; purchased at auction, April 5, 2014, with funds provided by 17 donors.

Credit Line: New Hampshire Historical Society Purchase with funds provided by P. Andrews and Linda McLane, G. Warren and Leslie Schomaker, Michael Mooney, Josh Eldred, Jamie LaFleur, Roger E. Belson, Jackson Historical Society, Doug and Karin Nelson, Bryant F. Tolles, William W. Upton, Charles O. and Gloria Vogel, John and Alice Pepper, John A. and Nina DeLoge, Frances S. MacIntyre, Samuel M. and Sheila Robbins, Barbara MacAdam, and the Katharine Prentis Murphy Fund

People: Champney, Benjamin (1817-1907)

Subjects: Mountains, Ponds, Mount Whiteface, Mount Passaconaway, Mount Paugus, Chocorua Lake

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