DAVENPORT, W.H. (1828-1891). Group of three lithographs lampooning life at Yale, lithographed by E. Crisand, New Haven [1859].

Little known cartoons of Yale, locally printed. "Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon our quondam classmate, Mr. Davenport, for the spirited manner in which he has brought out this scene" (referring to the third in this series, Yale Literary Magazine, vol. 24, 1859, pp. 426).

1. "Yale Freshman Initiation ... Secret Societies." (Two long closed tears.)
2. "Yale Biennial Examination."
3. "Yale, The Burial of Euclid."

Together, three prints, approx. 205 x 255mm (image size). Each printed on thin paper and on old mounts (dampstaining to mounts and encroaching into image on first two). Individually matted; housed in a custom solander box.
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