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Interior views of the State Prison, at Charlestown, Massachusetts, with Whip-Making Department of the Massachusetts State Prison and View of the Cabinet-Making Department in the Prison

GC002.01.MA.4200.004 (RS20117)

Description

From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, with an article entitled "The Massachusetts State Prison." Shows prisoners making whips and cabinets as part of the internal economy of the prison.

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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
14.5x 10.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 001669
AccessID: 3612
Other identifier: HNEDID-001669
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. L.W. Jenkins, 1922
GUSN
196807
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.4200.004

Record details

Originator
Brown, Samuel E., d. ca. 1860 (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
cabinetmaking
departments (organizational units)
interior views
prisoners
state prisons (buildings)
whips (animal equipment)
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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