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Faneuil Hall, Boston, 1870

GC002.01.MA.1950.012 (RS97115)

Description

This engraving gives a detailed view of the area with Faneuil Hall is in the background, canopies over the shop-stalls, and a horse and wagons wait in the foreground. There is also a small circular inset of a view of Faneuil Hall in 1789. A stamp in the lower right corner says "One of seventy-three impressions of which this is no. 43."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1898
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1919-04-11
Physical Description
1 line engraving
Dimensions
14x 10.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR148
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter, 1919
GUSN
198534
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1950.012

Record details

Originator
Iconographic Society (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
assembly halls
marketplaces
scenes (depictions)
vendors
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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