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Gleason's Pictorial -- Weekly Drawing-room Companion mastheads

GC002.01.MA.0650.001 (RS97479)

Description

These engravings present a detailed marine scene with large ships and ferries (steam boats). In the background is a view of Boston, including the State House Dome and the surrounding buildings. They are dated between 1851-1854.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1851-05-10
Physical Description
6 engravings
Dimensions
11x 5 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR10a
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR10b
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR10c
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR10d
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR10e
GUSN
198230
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.0650.001

Record details

Originator
Manning, John H., b. ca. 1820 (Delineator)
Worcester, Fernando Edwards, b. 1818 (Engraver)
Other People
Gleason, Frederick, 1816-1896
Other Organizations
Gleason's Pictorial
Descriptive Terms
cityscapes (representations)
clippings (information artifacts)
headings
periodicals
Material Type
prints (visual works)
wood engraving (process)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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