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Advertisement for Brown & Lawrence, wholesale and retail clothing warehouse, in the entire basement of the Old State House, fronting State St., Boston, Mass., 1851

GC002.01.MA.3100.003 (RS97631)

Description

The advertisement is from the Boston Directory 1851. The Brown & Lawrence ad has an engraved image of the Old State House with the dome of the new State House visible in the background. The second page, not photographed, is from the Boston Directory for 1879 and has ads for businesses on State Street such as Aaron R. Gay & Co., stationers, at No. 130 State Street and the Boston Ice Company listed at No. 76 State Street.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1851
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1921-06-06
Physical Description
2 pages
Dimensions
9x 5.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR196a
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR196b
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Virginia Stockwell, 1921
GUSN
198797
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3100.003

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
capitols
clothing stores
exterior views
historic buildings
ice
public buildings
Material Type
advertisements
Subjects
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Old State House + State Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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