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Exchange Coffee House

GC002.01.MA.1650.001 (RS97098)

Description

This engraving depicts the Exchange Coffee House with the street and a coach in front. The Exchange was designed by architect Asher Benjamin. It was a hotel and coffee house at the turn of the 19th century and was the largest building in Boston at the time.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1830
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
10x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR44
GUSN
198325
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1650.001

Record details

Originator
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
carriages (vehicles)
coaches (railroad cars)
coffeehouses
exterior views
hotels (public accommodations)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Exchange Coffee House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Congress St.
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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