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GC002.01.MA.1600.001 (RS97056)

Description

These two engravings depicts the same detailed view of the Common. In the foreground is a field and figures, with an elm tree in the center. The capitol and a church can be seen in the background. One of the engravings was copied and engraved for the Ladies Wreath by M. Osborne.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1845
Physical Description
2 engravings
Dimensions
8.5x 11.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR50a
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR50b
GUSN
198336
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1600.001

Record details

Originator
Andrews, R. (Printer)
Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Artist)
Ladies Wreath (Publisher)
Osborne, Milo, b. ca. 1810 (Engraver)
Rolph, John A., 1799-1862 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
commons
landscapes (representations)
parks (recreation areas)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston Common
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Dimensions given are for the larger of the two engravings.
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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