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Brewer Fountain, near Park Street Mall, in the Common, Boston, Mass.

GC002.01.MA.1600.009 (RS97047)

Description

The engraving depicts a large detailed view of the large statuesque Brewer Fountain on Boston Common, "Presented to the City of Boston by Gardner Brewer, Esq." Figures can be seen strolling and playing. This engraving was drawn from a photograph by Allen, which was reproduced in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1869
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-03-04
Physical Description
1 line engraving
Dimensions
16x 11.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR52
Credit Line
Gift of L.W. Jenkins, 1925
GUSN
198340
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1600.009

Record details

Originator
Frank Leslie’s Publishing House (Publisher)
Other People
Brewer, Gardner, 1806-1874
Descriptive Terms
commons
fountains
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston Common
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Common
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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