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Boston, and Bunker Hill from the east, W.H. Bartlett, engraved for the Ladies companion, location unknown, 1840-1849

GC002.01.MA.0650.006 (RS97474)

Description

This engraving presents a view of Boston, Massachusetts from the east, showing Beacon Hill, the State House, Bunker Hill Monument, and the bridge to Charlestown. A pastoral scene is depicted in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1840-1849
Date Notes
Created probably after 1843.
Physical Description
3 engravings
Dimensions
6 1/2x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR1a
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR1b
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR1c
Credit Line
Gift of William W. Cordingly, November 24, 1920
GUSN
198196
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.0650.006

Record details

Originator
Bartlett, William Henry, 1809-1854 (Artist)
Dick, Archibald L., approximately 1805-approximately 1855 (Engraver)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
"Engraved for the Ladies' Companion."
Historic New England Library and Archives holds three copies of this engraving.
The engraver's signature appears as "Dick." Several engravers are listed in Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace. "The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America 1564-1860"; this one may be Archibald.
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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