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Ballou's Pictorial mastheads

GC002.01.MA.0650.002 (RS97480)

Description

These engravings from the masthead of Ballou's Pictorial depicts the State House and surrounding city in the background, while the foreground consists of a marine scene with ships. The dates of the mastheads are from February to October 1855.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1855
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922
Physical Description
4 engravings
Dimensions
11x 5 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR11b
Credit Line
Gift of Lawrence Jenkins, 1922
GUSN
198233
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.0650.002

Record details

Other People
Ballou, Maturin Murray, 1820-1895
Other Organizations
Ballou's Pictorial
Descriptive Terms
cityscapes (representations)
clippings (information artifacts)
headings
periodicals
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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