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Province House, in Boston, 1848

GC002.01.MA.3550.014 (RS97857)

Description

The Province House on Washington Street is seen in the image. Province House was built as a private residence in 1679 and later became the seat of the royal governors of Massachusetts. It was demolished in 1922.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1848
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1924-03-26
Physical Description
1 news line engraving
Dimensions
6.5x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR250
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon, 1924
GUSN
198379
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3550.014

Record details

Originator
Rea, J. (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
houses
mansions
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Province House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.
Physical Access Restrictions
fair

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