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State Street in 1770 and State Street in 1855

GC002.01.MA.3050.006 (RS97625)

Description

The first image showing fighting between American Colonists and British troops on State Street in front of the Old State House. The second shows State Street bustling with a crowd of men in the street in front of the Old State House.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1851
Physical Description
1 newspaper engraving
Dimensions
14x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR207a
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR207b
GUSN
198220
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3050.006

Record details

Originator
Ballou's Pictorial
Rowse, Samuel Worcester, 1822-1901 (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
bayonets
historic buildings
military uniforms
muskets
revolutionaries
revolutions
state government
wars
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Revolutionary War
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: State Street.
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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