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Interior view of Hancock House, entry staircase, Beacon St., Boston, Mass., 1859

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.0860.004 (RS1586)

Description

The lithograph was done by A. Waud and published in "Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion," March 26, 1859. It was republished in "Ballou's Dollar Monthly Magazine" in October, 1860. Greely Stevenson Curtis had a summer estate at Manchester, Massachusetts. Curtis installed the Hancock House staircase in this house in 1869, as described in "Historic New England magazine, " Summer 2005, p. 3.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1859
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001586
AccessID: 2585
Other identifier: HNEDID-001586
GUSN
196704
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.0860.004

Record details

Other People
Curtis, Greely "Steen" Stevenson, 1830-1897
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
governors
historic houses
houses
interior views
stairs
statesmen
Material Type
lithographs
Subjects
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Manchester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Boston: Beacon St.: Hancock House: Unmounted

Comments

Interior view of Hancock House, entry staircase, Beacon St., Boston, Mass., 1859 #

AvatarPosted by John on November 16, 2015
This engraving was first published in the March 26, 1859 edition of Ballou’s Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, then later republished in the October, 1860 edition of Ballou’s Dollar Monthly Magazine.

Interior view of Hancock House, entry staircase, Beacon St., Boston, Mass., 1859 #

AvatarPosted by John on December 8, 2015
This was never published in Harper's Weekly.

RE: Interior view of Hancock House, entry staircase, Beacon St., Boston, Mass., 1859 #

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

Thank you for correcting the publication information in this record. I have updated the record to reflect the corrected citations.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England