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The Piper Books for Christmas, 1927

GC002.01.MA.3850.004 (RS98091)

Description

A detailed cover design for Piper Books which illustrates men at work loading and unloading cargo from the ships at the docks, while other boats are leaving the docks to sail. Also shows the skyline behind the many ships and sails.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1927
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1927-11-17
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
9x 12(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR316
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. W.S. Appleton, 1927
GUSN
198765
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3850.004

Record details

Descriptive Terms
cargo vessels
cityscapes (representations)
harbors
sailing vessels
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: O-Z
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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