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View of the Granary Burying-Ground showing monument to Benjamin Franklin's parents and Park Street Church, Boston, Mass., 1923

GC002.01.MA.2750.003 (RS97531)

Description

This woodcut presents a gold and orange tinted scene of the church in the background and the monument in the cemetary in the foreground. It is a holiday card: "With Greetings for the New Year to the Friends of The Merrymount Press Boston, 1923."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1923
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1924-01-07
Physical Description
1 two-tone woodcut ; 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches
Dimensions
9.5x 13.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR171
Credit Line
Gift of Miss F.G. Curtis, 1924
GUSN
198726
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2750.003

Record details

Originator
Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 (Artist)
Other People
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Other Organizations
Merrymount Press
Descriptive Terms
cemeteries
churches (buildings)
exterior views
graveyards
greeting cards
monuments
religious buildings
Material Type
prints (visual works)
woodcuts (prints)
Subjects
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Granary Burying Ground (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Park Street Church
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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