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A fishing party in Boston Harbor

GC002.01.MA.2250.004 (RS97374)

Description

This engraving presents a detailed scene of a group of men on the shore, cooking and cleaning fish in a relaxed, casual atmosphere on Gallop's Island. Ships can be seen in the background.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1855
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-03-23
Physical Description
1 (news) line engraving
Dimensions
9x 9.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR132
GUSN
198508
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2250.004

Record details

Originator
Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
cookware
dinghies
distant views
fishing
sailing vessels
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Gallops Island (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [island]
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Islands
Physical Access Restrictions
poor

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