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New Boston and Charles River Basin

GC002.02.007a (RS129514)

Description

This colored lithograph shows a prospective view of the Charles River Basin. The top half is a map of the Basin area and park system. A legend is included at the bottom which describes a plan for developing the river frontage. Engraved for Charles Davenport - first Projector of Embankment.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1885
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
June 27, 1932
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
25.75x 22(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR7OVR
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederick H. Vianux, 1923.
GUSN
198860
Reference Code
GC002.02.007a

Record details

Originator
J. H. Bufford's Sons, Litho. (Boston, Mass) (Lithographer)
Other People
Davenport, Charles
Descriptive Terms
maps
parks (recreation areas)
plans (maps)
rivers
views (visual works)
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Places
Charles River Basin (Massachusetts) [reservoir]
New Boston (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Notes
Duplicate piece found in Boston maps, File VIII-B, 1888-90, companion pieces also
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10
Publications Referencing This Collection
Groce, George C., Wallace, David H.. The New-York Historical Society's dictionary of artists in America, 1564-1860 / by George C. Groce and David H. Wallace.. // Page 94..
Physical Access Restrictions
fair, upper right corner torn. Other tears in margin that have been taped.

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