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Deer Island Hospital, Boston Harbor

GC002.01.MA.2250.005 (RS97377)

Description

This item consists of two pages of newspaper sheets picturing the hospital grounds of Deer Island Hospital. It includes smaller interior settings depicting life inside the state hospital. The second sheet depicts images of a prison.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1856
Physical Description
1 newspaper print
Dimensions
13.5x 10.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravers Collection Number: PR109
GUSN
198448
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2250.005

Record details

Originator
Ballou's Pictorial (Publisher)
Hill, A. (Delineator)
Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Engraver)
Other Organizations
Deer Island Hospital
Descriptive Terms
harbors
hospitals (buildings for health facility)
peninsulas
prisons (buildings)
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Deer Island (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peninsula]
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Islands
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

Comments

Deer Island Hospital, Boston Harbor #

AvatarPosted by John on December 9, 2015
In the engraved image of Deer Island Hospital's dining room is Dr. John M. Moriarty (the man in the center wearing a top hat and holding a walking cane), the Port Physician who is referenced in the article.