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Twentieth Century Boston

GC002.02.097 (RS131847)

Description

This black and white lithograph depicts Boston, Boston Harbor, and environs from an aerial perspective. The image was delineated by Bert Poole, 1907, and was based (presumably) on a pencil and wash drawing. The image is subtitled "The best city in the United States to live in, to do business in, and to visit." It was published by the City of Boston Publicity and Information Bureau. Statistical and promotional text surrounds the central image.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1907
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 97OVR
GUSN
199117
Reference Code
GC002.02.097

Record details

Originator
City of Boston Publicity and Information Bureau (Publisher)
Poole, A. F. (Delineator)
Descriptive Terms
advertising campaigns
aerial views
cities
statistics
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Notes
Not in folder
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 81-100

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