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Hancock House, Boston

GC002.01.MA.1100.004 (RS97490)

Description

This engraving depicts a full, detailed view of the Hancock House on Beacon Street. It is a street level view which includes the front fence and entrance. It also includes passers-by mingling on the sidewalk.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1832
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1920-08-13
Physical Description
1 etching
Dimensions
8.5x 10.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR16
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Jane N. Grew, 1920
GUSN
198245
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1100.004

Record details

Originator
Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892 (Artist)
Illman, Thomas, d. 1859 or 60 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
historic houses
Material Type
etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. and Beacon Hill
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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