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Description

View of State Street with large fire at right. Large crowd in front of the Old State House. Burning house may be Joseph Barrell's house. Allegorical figure in center with shield on which is written "PROTECTION". Mahogany frame has band of stringing.

Details

Maker
Hancock, N. (Maker)
Hill, Samuel (Printer)
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
Engraving signed lower left: ""N. Hancock del."" On lower right: ""S. Hill Sc."" Written in ink on reverse: ""Gift of Mrs. Sidney Burleigh [illeg.] 1932""
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engravings (prints)
ink
Ink
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
State Street Fire
Dimensions
6.375 x 9.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.518
GUSN
17225

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