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Old Thoreau House, Prince St., 1890

GC001.USMA.Boston.045 (RS103621)

Description

The building has a large sign reading "Built 1727" and a smaller sign reading "Unsafe and dangerous." The alley to the right is "Murray Place."

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
1890
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
May 1, 1936
Physical Description
1 painting
Dimensions
12 1/2"x 9 1/2" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 1083
Old ID: 1102.00
GUSN
165114
Reference Code
GC001.USMA.Boston.045

Record details

Originator
Robbins, John W. (artist)
Other People
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
houses
Material Type
paintings (visual works)
Subjects
Murray Place (Boston, Mass.)
Prince Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston, Mass.
North End (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Notes
Signed by the artist.
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-G-403-ORAM01
Physical Access Restrictions
Very good. Mat in poor condition.

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