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Lewis Wharf

GC002.01.MA.3800.007 (RS98083)

Description

A detailed engraving of Pier No. 2, Lewis Wharf, Peabody's Australian and South African Packets office. Ships and cargo are between this building and No. 1 next door for Peabody's Australasian Packets. Men on the pier move cargo and load it onto wagons, or sit on barrels talking.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1934-03-20
Physical Description
1 engraving on newsprint
Dimensions
5x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collections number: PR304
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, 1934
GUSN
198682
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3800.007

Record details

Descriptive Terms
barks (sailing vessels)
barrels (containers)
cargo vessels
packets (watercraft)
piers (supporting elements)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
waterfronts
wharves
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Lewis Wharf (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: G-N
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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