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The house in Roxbury, Mass. (as it now stands, August 1840) in which General Joseph Warren was born in the year 1741

Description

A picture of the house from the front and side, surrounded by fruit trees. Warren was one of the most ardent, active and illustrious patriots of the Revolution. He was elected President of the Provincial Congress in April 1775 and appointed Major General a few days prior to the Battle of Bunker Hill.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1840
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
10.5x 13.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR346
GUSN
198837
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.6800.007

Record details

Originator
N. Currier's Lith. (New York, N.Y.) (Lithographer)
Other People
Warren, Joseph, 1741-1775
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
historic sites
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Birthplaces
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Prints: Roxbury, Mass.
Physical Access Restrictions
Spotting appears throughout the piece and there is one large tear near the center, with fold marks.

Comments

missing photos #

AvatarPosted by Patricia O'Dette on May 24, 2013
I've clicked on a number of photos of different places in the Warren St. section of Roxbury today but the pictures are not there with the descriptions. Why is that?