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Fourth of July festivities at Faneuil Hall, Boston

GC002.01.MA.1950.015 (RS97118)

Description

This engraving depicts a large interior view of the hall decorated with streamers, flags, and an eagle. Names of all of the U.S. Presidents line the room. This is a grand festive occasion, and the hall is packed with people. There is an upper inset depicts a man and a woman talking in a room (meeting of Eulalia and Claude).

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1853
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-02-07
Physical Description
1 newspaper line engraving
Dimensions
15x 10.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR156
Credit Line
Gift of L. Jenkins, 1922
GUSN
198641
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1950.015

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Pierson, Paul R. B. (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
Independence Day
assembly halls
celebrations
interior views
presidents
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
Poor

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