No. 1264. Thos. S. Noble. The picture of "Witch Hill" is original in conception, historical and emotional in its subject, correct in drawing, vigorous in handling, strong and harmonious in color, and artistic in composition. In these and many other ways it fulfills the high requirements of a pictorial work of art. First degree of merit for unexceptional superiority. [P. 360-61; excerpted from the Report of Judges on "Paintings in Oil--Figure Subjects." The recipient of the award received a Large Silver Medal.]
Report of the General Committee of the Cincinnati Industrial Exposition, held in Cincinnati, under the auspices of the Ohio Mechanics' Institute, Board of Trade, and Chamber of Commerce, from September 21st to October 22d, 1870. Cincinnati: Published by the General Committee.