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Corn Court off Faneuil Hall Square

GC001.USMA.Boston.180 (RS101539)

Description

A note on the verso reads "The tall building at the rear is the Exchange Building at 53 State Street." The red brick building on the left is the Hancock Tavern.

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
1872
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
Feb. 16, 1924
Physical Description
1 painting : watercolor
Dimensions
10 5/8"x 6 5/8" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 1219
Old ID: 1240.00
GUSN
165268
Reference Code
GC001.USMA.Boston.180

Historical/Biographical Note

Signed by artist, E. A. Paul (?).

Record details

Originator
Paul, E.A. (artist)
Descriptive Terms
squares (open spaces)
streetscapes
Material Type
paintings (visual works)
Subjects
Corn Court Lane (Boston, Mass.)
Faneuil Hall Square (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston, Mass.
Places (Buildings)
Merchants Exchange (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Signed by the artist.
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-G-401-ORAS04
Physical Access Restrictions
A lot of glue on mat. Condition otherwise good.

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Comments

Corn Court off Faneuil Hall Square #

AvatarPosted by John on November 13, 2015
The red brick building on the left side is the old Hancock Tavern.

RE: Corn Court off Faneuil Hall Square #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on December 23, 2015
Dear John,

Thank you for identifying the Hancock Tavern. I have updated the record accordingly.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England