Skip to content

Search Collections

Portfolio of "12 Sketches of Old Boston Buildings"

Description

8 loose plates between boards. Handwritten in pen on cover: "Charles E. Wiggin. Presented by George R. Tolman in November 22 at 1883." In pencil: "147 and 149 Hanover St. & 9 ___ Sq. Boston." Back cover: "Charles E. Wiggin, 147 & 149 Hanover St., Boston, Mass. & 9 ___ Square Roxbury, Mass."

Plates are titled as follows: II Unity St.; III Salem St.; IV Richmond St.; Vii North St.; Viii Sheafe cor. Salem St.; IX Sheafe St.; Xii cor. of Lafayette Ave and Prince St.; Xi cor. Prince & Thatcher St.

You can find this within:

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1882
Physical Description
12 sketches
Dimensions
16.5x 12.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR215OVR
GUSN
199201
Reference Code
GC002.02.215

Record details

Originator
Heliotype Printing Co. (Printer)
Other People
Wiggin, Charles E.
Descriptive Terms
buildings (structures)
portfolios (groups of works)
sketches
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Hanover Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4, folder OVR 210-220

Browse Collection

Use the links below to browse up and down the collection hierarchy from the current record.

Comments