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Grand panoramic view of the east side of Washington Street

GC002.02.021 (RS129854)

Description

This view was pulled from a Gleason's Pictorial issue. There is fairly good architectural detail in this three-part panoramic view. Many street scenes showing peddlars, transportation, costume, etc.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1855
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1919-04-11
Physical Description
1 wood engraving
Dimensions
14.25x 22(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR21OVR
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alexander Sylvanus Porter, 1919
GUSN
198899
Reference Code
GC002.02.021

Record details

Originator
Major, E.M. (Engraver)
Pierce, William J. (Lithographer)
Other Organizations
Gleason's Pictorial
Descriptive Terms
panoramas
streets
streetscapes
Material Type
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)
Subjects
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 21-30
Physical Access Restrictions
poor

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