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GC002.01.MA.1950.013 (RS97116)

Description

This item is a sheet of newspaper with various scenes depicted, including portraits of John Adams and James Otis, the monuments at Lexington and Concord, a military combat scene, Faneuil Hall, and the Hall of Independence.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1853
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-05-20
Physical Description
1 newspaper engraving
Dimensions
14.5x 10.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR160
GUSN
198657
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1950.013

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Kilburn, Samuel Smith (Delineator)
Pierson, Paul R. B. (Engraver)
Other People
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Otis, James, 1725-1783
Descriptive Terms
assembly halls
historic monuments
marketplaces
portraits
revolutions
wars
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Revolutionary War
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Concord (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Independence Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

Comments

Liberty #

AvatarPosted by John on November 10, 2015
The portrait on the top right is of James Otis and not Harrison Gray Otis.

RE: Liberty #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on December 3, 2015
Hello John,

Again, thank you so much for catching this error in our cataloguing. I have updated the record with the corrected information.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England

Liberty #

AvatarPosted by John on April 27, 2016
The portrait on the top left is of Samuel Adams and not John Adams.

Liberty #

AvatarPosted by John on October 24, 2016
It still says John Adams instead of Samuel Adams.