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View of the New Jail for Suffolk County, in the State of Massachusetts, erected in the City of Boston upon Charles & North Grove Streets

GC002.02.008a (RS19551)

Description

This sepia-toned lithograph shows good detail of the new Suffolk County jail. The notation in the upper right corner reads "Hon. S. Greenbay with the respects of the Archt." The jail was built by G. J. F. Bryant.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1848
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1934-03-29
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
22x 27.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001213
AccessID: 1612
Other identifier: HNEDID-001213
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR8OVR
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, 1934
GUSN
196183
Reference Code
GC002.02.008a

Record details

Originator
Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Artist)
Bryant, Gridley James Fox, 1816-1899 (Architect)
J.H. Bufford’s Lith (Lithographer)
Other People
Greenbay, S.
Descriptive Terms
jails (buildings)
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Places
Suffolk county (Massachusetts) [county]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Suffolk County (Mass.). Jail
Notes
Charles St. Jude, 1848 inscribed on verso.
Location Note
Vertical File 4: OVR 1-10
Physical Access Restrictions
poor - several tears which have been taped, foxing in margins & other stains

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