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Old Hancock House, Beacon Street, Boston

GC002.01.MA.1100.006 (RS97487)

Description

This engraving is a full watercolor view (in four tones) from the street. The caption reads "Erected 1737, Demolished 1863."

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1920
Physical Description
1 colored engraving
Dimensions
9x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR17
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of James H. Beale, 1920
GUSN
198248
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1100.006

Record details

Other People
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
governors
houses
statesmen
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
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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