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Mercantile Library, Summer Street, Boston

GC002.01.MA.3200.002 (RS97645)

Description

This engraving shows a corner view of the Mercantile Library from the street. The street is full of people and carriages.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1856
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1918-12-09
Physical Description
1 newspaper line engraving
Dimensions
8x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR192
Credit Line
Gift of the Boston Athenaeum, 1918
GUSN
198785
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3200.002

Record details

Originator
Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Other Organizations
Boston Public Library
Mercantile Library Association (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
horse-drawn vehicles
libraries (buildings)
streetscapes
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Subscription libraries
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Summer Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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