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View of Court and Tremont Streets, Boston, with the new iron building

GC002.01.MA.1800.001 (RS97102)

Description

This engraving is a detailed street scene full of people and carriages. The building on the corner is Samuel S. Pierce, a grocery store. The building to the left of Pierce is the iron building occupied by Parker Fowle & Sons, a carpet business.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1858
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1919-04-11
Physical Description
1 line engraving
Dimensions
8.25x 13.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR72
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter, 1919
GUSN
198394
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1800.001

Record details

Originator
Bricher & Damoreau (Engraver)
Champney, W. L. (Delineator)
Other Organizations
Parker Fowle & Sons (Boston, Mass.)
Samuel S. Pierce (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
carpets
carriages (vehicles)
costume (mode of fashion)
exterior views
grocery stores
horse-drawn vehicles
streetscapes
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Court Square and Court St.
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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