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Interior view of Mercantile Library, Boston

GC002.01.MA.3200.001 (RS97643)

Description

This engraving shows gentlemen using the Mercantile Library, reading the news from locations all over the country. Other men are seated at tables, chatting or reading books.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1856
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1918-12-09
Physical Description
1 newspaper line engravings
Dimensions
8x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR193
Credit Line
Gift of the Boston Athenaeum, 1918
GUSN
198789
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3200.001

Record details

Originator
Warren, Asa Coolidge, 1819-1904 (Delineator)
Other Organizations
Boston Public Library
Mercantile Library Association (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
books
interior views
libraries (buildings)
newspapers
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
Poor

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