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Boston Farm School, at Thompson's Island, Boston Harbor

GC002.01.MA.2250.008 (RS97379)

Description

This engraving presents a view of the farm school and workers with a hay wagon, as well as the school house and farm buildings. The shoreline and dock can also be seen off to the left.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1845
Physical Description
1 newspaper engraving
Dimensions
9x 9.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR103
GUSN
198434
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2250.008

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Mallory, Richard P. (Delineator)
Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Engraver)
Other Organizations
Boston Farm School Society
Descriptive Terms
asylums (welfare buildings)
farmers
farms
harbors
hay
hay wagons
schools (buildings)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Thompson Island (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [island]
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Islands
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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