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View of Boston from Roxbury

Description

A detailed view of Boston's skyline from Roxbury. There is land, homes and a cow in the foreground. On the verso, there is a handwritten note that this is possibly as seen from the meeting house on Eliot Square or from Highland Park hill.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1828
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1918
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
8.75x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR348
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Baldwin Coolidge, 1918
GUSN
198838
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.6800.003

Record details

Originator
Kelly, Thomas, ca. 1795-ca. 1841 (Engraver)
Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849 (Artist)
Walker, Samuel, d. 1860 (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
distant views
landscapes (representations)
scenes (depictions)
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Prints: Roxbury, Mass.
Physical Access Restrictions
Good, with a small tear in the margin.

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