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Fort Independence, Boston Harbor

GC002.01.MA.1000.002 (RS97484)

Description

This engraving presents a detailed view of the fort and grounds. There are two small insets of surounding sites: "Ancient Tombstone at Castle Island" and "Monument on Castle Island."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1853
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-03-23
Physical Description
1 newspaper line engraving
Dimensions
14x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR112
Credit Line
Gift of Capt. Wm. B. Clarke, 1922
GUSN
198452
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1000.002

Record details

Originator
Brown, Samuel E., d. ca. 1860 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
cannons (artillery)
forts
monuments
tombstones (sepulchral monuments)
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Castle Island (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [cape]
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Places (Buildings)
Fort Independence (Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Border Areas
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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