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View of Charlestown from the Dome of the State House

Description

This engraving presents a panoramic view of Charlestown, with the water separating Boston from the distant town of Charlestown. To the right, there is the bridge. From Snow's "History of Boston."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1830
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
5.5x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR9
GUSN
198232
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.4200.006

Record details

Originator
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
bridges (built works)
distant views
domes (architectural element)
harbors
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Charlestown, Mass.
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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