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Savin Hill railroad bridge, Dorchester

Description

A detailed scene representing evening twilight on the bridge and motionless bay. There is a railroad passing over the bridge, with a hill rising behind and two men fishing from a boat in the front. The railroad line is the Old Colony Railroad.

Given February 13, 1922.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1855
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-02-13
Physical Description
1 engraving on newsprint
Dimensions
5x 9.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR339
Credit Line
Gift of L. Jenkins, 1922
GUSN
198830
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.4600.007

Record details

Originator
Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Ballou's Pictorial (Publisher)
Barry, Charles A., 1830-1892 (Delineator)
Descriptive Terms
fishing
railroad bridges
scenes (depictions)
trains (vehicle groupings)
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Prints: Dorchester, Mass.
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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