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View of Scollay Square

GC002.01.MA.3850.001 (RS98107)

Description

The statue of John Winthrop, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, is seen in the middle of Scollay Square. Looking down the street, one can see many businesses, with Howe's Music straight ahead. The Crawford House hotel can be seen on the right side at the corner of Brattle and Court Streets. The item verso advertises the Florence Shirt Company which is at 6 Bowdoin Square, opposite Revere House.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1850
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1932-02-19
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
4x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR33
Credit Line
Gift of W.K. Watkins, 1932
GUSN
198292
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3850.001

Record details

Originator
Photo-Electrotype Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Printer)
Other People
Winthrop, John, 1588-1649
Descriptive Terms
clothing stores
commercial buildings
exterior views
governors
horse-drawn vehicles
hotels (public accommodations)
monuments
pedestrians
squares (open spaces)
statues
stores
trolley cars
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Bowdoin Square (Boston, Mass.)
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Crawford House (Boston, Mass.)
Revere House (Hotel : Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: O-Z
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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