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Hovey and Co., importers and dealers in seed, 53 North Market Street, Boston, Mass., 1850s

GC002.01.MA.2700.003 (RS97528)

Description

This lithograph depicts a full detailed view of Hovey & Co.'s seed store. According to the print, the company also sells plants and fertilizers by the ton. A street scene is in the foreground, with pedestrians, horses and wagons. Below the image is a statement that says the lithography was made for the New England Pictorial Index.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1850s
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
12.25x 16.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR115
GUSN
198463
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2700.003

Record details

Originator
J. Mayer & Co. (Lithographer)
Other Organizations
Hovey & Co.
Joseph Breck & Sons
Descriptive Terms
advertising
agriculture
books
business (commercial function)
evergreens
fertilizer
gardening
guano
horticulture
pedestrians
plants (living organisms)
root (plant material)
rose (genus)
seed
streetscapes
tools
trees
vines
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Subjects
North Market Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: N. Market Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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