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Boston and its environs = und seine Umbegungen = et ses environs, Fr. Goth, 1850-1859

GC002.02.001 (RS129524)

Description

In the central scene Boston can be seen from Donald McKay's shipyard in East Boston surrounded by 12 small views of various historic sites: Bunker Hill Monument, Boston & Maine Depot, Revere House, Hancock House, Boston Common, City Hall, Custom House, Old State House, Tremont Row, Park Street Church, State House and Fitchburg Depot. It is engraved by J. Poppel, Munich, Bavaria. C.D. Andrews is the printer. It is designed and published by Fr. Goth.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1850-1859
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1929-09-24
Physical Description
1 engraving ; 14 3/4 x 18 inches
Dimensions
14.75x 18(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR1OVR
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings, 1929.
GUSN
198848
Reference Code
GC002.02.001

Record details

Originator
Andrews, Charles D. (Printer)
Goth, Fr. (Publisher)
Poppel, Johann (Engraver)
Other People
McKay, Donald, 1810-1880
Descriptive Terms
capitols
churches (buildings)
exterior views
historic buildings
historic monuments
public buildings
railroad stations
shipbuilding
shipyards
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Row (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Boston & Maine Railroad Station (Boston, Mass.)
Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.)
Custom House (Boston, Mass.)
Fitchburg Railroad Depot (Boston, Mass.)
John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Old City Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Paul Revere House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10
Publications Referencing This Collection
The New-York Historical Society's dictionary of artists in America, 1564-1860 / by George C. Groce and David H. Wallace.. // p. 511.
Physical Access Restrictions
fair, some brown stains and light foxing. One rip extends to picture

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