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The new addition to the Boston State House

GC002.01.MA.1300.011 (RS97511)

Description

The background of this engraving depicts the dome and new addition to the State House. The foreground is a full and detailed view of a horse-drawn carriage and a street full of passers-by.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1856
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
9.75x 9.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR22a
GUSN
198262
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1300.011

Record details

Originator
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907 (Delineator)
Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Lithographer)
Descriptive Terms
additions (general components)
carriages (vehicles)
domed
government office buildings
public buildings
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: New State House [Beacon St.]
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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