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A prospective view of part of the Commons

GC002.02.010 (RS129520)

Description

This print was taken from a watercolor owned by the Concord Antiquarian Society in 1902. It shows the Common, Hancock House, Beacon Hill, the beacon, and the 29th Regiment and field pieces. The representation is largely primitive, but with detailed view of the Hancock House. Black ink on white paper, no. 32 of an edition of 75 - plate destroyed.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1902
Physical Description
1 etching and engraving
Dimensions
16.75x 22.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR10OVR
GUSN
198863
Reference Code
GC002.02.010

Record details

Originator
Goodspeed, Charles E. (Publisher)
Remick, Christian, 1726-ca. 1769 (Artist)
Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
artillery
infantries
soldiers
views (visual works)
watercolors (paintings)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Boston Common
John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Enraved from a watercolor by Christian Remick done in 1768 [see Groce & Wllace, p. 531].
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10
Physical Access Restrictions
excellent - slightly dirty

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