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Old South Church, Washington Street, Boston, Mass., 1887

GC001.USMA.Boston.356 (RS102149)

Description

The Old South Church, at the intersection of Washington and Milk Streets, is seen in the drawing. The sketch was for a lithograph in "Rambles in old Boston," (1887).

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
1887
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
Mar. 20, 1934
Physical Description
1 drawing : pen and ink
Dimensions
8"x 11 1/4" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 1379
Old ID: 1401.00
GUSN
165424
Reference Code
GC001.USMA.Boston.356

Record details

Originator
Tolman, George R. (artist)
Descriptive Terms
churches (buildings)
exterior views
streetscapes
Material Type
drawings (visual works)
Subjects
Milk Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston, Mass.
Places (Buildings)
Old South Church (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Signed by the artist.
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-G-401-ORAS05
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1887.). Rambles in old Boston, New England / by the Rev. Edward G. Porter. Illustrated by George R. Tolman.. Cupples and Hurd,.
Physical Access Restrictions
Two tears. Edges badly stained.

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Comments

Postcard #

AvatarPosted by Francois Vatier on May 2, 2015
I have an old postcard of the old south church and washington street. How I can send you the scan of the picture ?

RE: Postcard #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on May 5, 2015
Hello Francois,

Thank you for your interest in Historic New England's archival collections. You may contact us via email at archives[at]historicnewengland.org.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England