Portrait of Nathaniel Hurd by John Singleton Copley, ca.1765 (Cleveland Museum of Art)
|Occupation||engraver and silversmith|
Nathaniel Hurd (c. 1729 – 1777) was an engraver and silversmith in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 18th century. He engraved "bookplates ... heraldic devices, seals, ... paper currency, and business cards." The lion rampant logo for the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy is taken from a bookplate Hurd designed for John Phillips in 1775. Examples of Hurd's work are in the collections of Harvard University; Yale University; Historic Deerfield; the Lexington Historical Society; and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
- Charles Dexter Allen (1895), American book-plates, a guide to their study, London: George Bell & Sons, OCLC 1472039
- "Portrait of Nathaniel Hurd by Copley." Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Vol. 10, No. 3 (Mar., 1923)
- American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series 1
- "The Exeter Lion Rampant". The Academy Archives. Trustees of Phillips Exeter Academy. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
- "Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium".
- William Dunlap (1834), History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the United States, New York: George P. Scott and Co., Printers, OCLC 812030
- Hollis French. Jacob Hurd and his sons Nathaniel & Benjamin, silversmiths, 1702–1781. Walpole Society, 1939.
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