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GC002.01.MA.0650.003 (RS97476)

Description

"The above shows the appearance of Boston, as seen from the south-west, near the intersection of the Providence and Worcester Rail Road: the State House, with its towering dome, and the Common appear in the central part. Bunker Hill Monument is seen on the extreme left."

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1840
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1918-11-01
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
7x 3 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR4
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. J.W. Perkins, 1918
GUSN
198212
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.0650.003

Record details

Originator
Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885 (Artist)
Willard, Asaph, 1786-1880 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
capital cities
distant views
railroads
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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