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Royal Mail, Steamship America, leaving Boston

GC002.01.MA.0650.004 (RS97478)

Description

This engraving is a detailed view of the large, long, mail steamship traveling through the harbor surrounded by small boats with people waving. The image is from Gleason's Pictorial.

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1853
Physical Description
newspaper line engraving
Dimensions
7x 5.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR106
GUSN
198443
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.0650.004

Record details

Originator
Possibly Worcester, Fernando Edwards, b. 1818 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
clippings (information artifacts)
steamships
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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