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Interior view of John P. Jewett & Co.'s new and spacious bookstore, No. 117 Washington Street, Boston

GC002.01.MA.3550.007 (RS97852)

Description

This engraving shows an interior view of John P. Jewett's bookstore, with bookshelves lining both side walls. The store is crowded with many customers, including a boy with a dog.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1854
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-04-05
Physical Description
1 news line engraving
Dimensions
8.5x 9.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR244
Credit Line
Gift of Capt. W.B. Clarke, 1922
GUSN
198359
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3550.007

Record details

Originator
Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
books
bookshelves
bookstores
shopping
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.
Physical Access Restrictions
fair

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