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Catalog Number C15.002
Title Drawing of Eldredge's Brewery
Object Name Drawing
Description A drawing of Eldredge's Brewery in Portsmouth, NH. The majority of the drawing shows the exterior of the brewery buildings, with carts, Eastern Railroad rail cars, and so on. In the upper right corner are two vignettes with interior scenes, one showing a private office and the other the general office. The drawing was done with pencil, brown ink wash, and white gouache highlighting. Signed at lower left "Sketch by R. Caughey." Drawing is in a plain black frame.
Date 1884
Year Range from 1879
Year Range to 1884
Artist Caughey, Rollin
Dimensions H-17.25 W-26.25 inches
Material Paper, ink, watercolor, gouache
Place of Origin Probably Portsmouth, NH
Provenance Rollin Caughey drew views for a number of atlases in the late 19th century. This is (as of 2015) the only known original drawing by him.
The Daily Evening Times of May 21, 1884 notes that Caughey "is making a large sketch of the Eldredge brewery."

The name may have been pronounced "Coy."
People Caughey, Rollin
Search Terms Eldredge Brewery
Subjects Drawings
Brewing industry