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View of the Watch Box in the Prison, View of a Cell in the Prison, and Stone-Cutting Department of the Massachusetts State Prison

GC002.01.MA.4200.003 (RS1668)

Description

From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, March 26, 1853, page 197. Shows what the interior of the prison looks like, including prisoners at work cutting stone.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1853-03-26
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-04-21
Physical Description
1 newspaper sheet
Dimensions
14x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001668
AccessID: 3611
Other identifier: HNEDID-001668
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. L.W. Jenkins, 1922
GUSN
196806
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.4200.003

Record details

Originator
Brown, Samuel E., d. ca. 1860 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
cells (interior spaces)
interior views
prisoners
state prisons (buildings)
stonecutting
watchtowers
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Places
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State Prison
Location Note
Prints: Charlestown, Mass.

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