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Old State House, Boston, 1880

GC002.01.MA.3100.008 (RS97632)

Description

This etching presents the eastern side of the Old State House and adjacent buildings. The Sears Building is behind the Old State House. The First National Bank Building is to the left of the Old State House. The item is signed in the lower left corner "S.L.S." The stamp below the left side of the image reads "The Iconographic Society A.D. 1898."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1880
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-10-30
Physical Description
1 etching
Dimensions
13x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR199
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton, October 30, 1922.
GUSN
198805
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3100.008

Record details

Originator
Iconographic Society (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)
Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
capitols
exterior views
historic buildings
intersections
public buildings
streetscapes
Material Type
etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Boston Massacre, 1770
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
First National Bank Building (Boston, Mass.)
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Sears Building (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Old State House + State Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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