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The Ruggles Printing Press and The Ruggles Power Press Manufactory, Washington Street

GC002.01.MA.3550.023 (RS97869)

Description

This newspaper page shows a detailed picture of the Ruggles Printing Press at the top of the page with the words "Ruggles Patent" below. At the bottom of the page, there is an exterior view of S.P. Ruggles Power Press Man'g Co., Electrotyping, Printing & Engraving with a busy street scene. The exterior view shows a view down the next street with "Birth Place of Franklin" on one of the buildings.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1855
Physical Description
1 news line engraving
Dimensions
14x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR251
GUSN
198381
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3550.023

Record details

Originator
Ballou's Pictorial (Publisher)
Plumer, Jacob P., b. 1819 (Engraver)
Other People
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Ruggles, S. P.
Descriptive Terms
carriages (vehicles)
electrotyping (platemaking)
engravers (printmakers)
exterior views
historic sites
manufactories
printers (people)
printing presses
streetscapes
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
poor

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