Drawing of Rev. Lyman Beecher's House by George B. Bacon



Object ID:
1937-08-1
Category:
Related Artwork
Medium:
pencil on paper
Creator:
George B. Bacon
Date:
August 10, 1854
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
5 3/4" length x 7 1/2" width
Description:
Pencil sketch of Rev. Lyman Beecher house. The house is shown from the front. Fence in front and trees in yard. Two story house with large pitched roof. Chimney in center of roof. Doorway covered by small porch. Two additional buildings visible on right side of house. Written at bottom of drawing - "Sketch of the former residence of/Dr. Lyman Beecher Litchfield. Sketched by George B. Bacon." Dated "August 10, 1854" in corner. Written on back of drawing "George B. Bacon was a brother of Leonard Woolsey Bacon pastor of First Congregational Church Litchfield and son of Leonard Bacon pastor of Center Church New Haven. Given to Litchfield Historical Society by Mary Bacon.

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