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View of Faneuil and Quincy Halls, Boston, during the Great Fair, 1850

GC002.01.MA.1950.006 (RS97127)

Description

This engraving is on a sheet of advertisements for New England Tea Company, with the top half showing the two halls with signs for the fair exhibits and the bottom half showing street maps and a Chinese man sorting tea. There is also a list of teas and coffees with prices. Under the print of Faneuil Hall, it reads "Printed at the Mechanics' Fair, by Snow & Wilder, 5 Washington Street, on Adams' Fast Job Press..."

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Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1850
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1928-01-10
Physical Description
1 newspaper line engraving
Dimensions
12.5x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR155
GUSN
198637
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1950.006

Record details

Originator
Hoyt, William S. (Engraver)
Quiz, pseud. (Engraver)
Snow & Wilder (Printer)
Other Organizations
New England Tea Company
Descriptive Terms
advertisements
assembly halls
fairs
maps
marketplaces
tea
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Places (Buildings)
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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