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New land and canal, Boston, 1829 (now Beacon St.).

GC001.USMA.Boston.445 (RS103649)

Description

View from mill canal showing the swampy Back Bay area before it was filled in. In distance, the State House and Beacon Hill. Foreground: team of oxen. [possibly copied from period litho.?]

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
1829
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1934
Physical Description
1 drawing : pencil
Dimensions
10 3/4"x 15" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 1462
Old ID: 1484.00
GUSN
165505
Reference Code
GC001.USMA.Boston.445

Record details

Descriptive Terms
landscapes (representations)
Material Type
drawings (visual works)
Places
Boston, Mass.
Notes
Artist unknown.
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-G-403-ORAM02
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor condition. Very fragile. Torn, tattered, and stained.

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