Featured Items

Japanese Kata-gami Stencils, ca. 1900 and earlier.  Donated by Florence Bacheler, Teacher of Art, ca. 1950.

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Floral-Geometric

Plaster Cast Collection. Purchased in the mid-twentieth century.  From the Hopkins Street HPHS Art Room.

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Octavian Augustus

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Angel from The Duomo

 

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Japanese Chest, ca. 1873
Gift of Japanese Students to Principal Samuel Capron

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Biology Chart Painted in Leipzig, 1929

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Antique Silver Tilting Pitcher Set, Class of 1893.

Beautifully restored by Peter Rosati, Colonial Polishing & Refinishing,
Plantsville, CT.  October 15, 2012.

 

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Triumphant Entry of Alexander into Babylon .  Late 19th century.  One of twenty-two panels by the neoclassical sculptor Bertel Thorwaldsen, 1770-1844. Plaster, 61.5” x 24” x 1.5.”  Formerly, this panel was located in the Hopkins Street HPHS Art Room, 1883-1963.  Acquired by Robert Saunders in 1966, and donated to the HPHS Museum in 2007.

 

The James Goodwin Batterson Fossil Collection.  Discovered in Portland, CT, in the mid-1850’s and donated to HPHS in 1883.

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The world-famous Alvan Clark Telescope (1884) in the Joseph Hall Observatory atop the school.

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The Projector in the Charles W.Walker Planetarium

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The Antique Science Apparati Collection Has More than 150 Items

Celestial Globe, J. Schedler, ca. 1865

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Spectroscope, Central Science Co., Chicago, IL

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Helmholtz Double Siren

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Photo-Electric Microscope

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