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Southern View in the Central Part of Salem

2006.44.822 (RS10083)

Description

Framed black and white engraving of a drawing of a street lined with buildings. In the left foreground is a woman and a child, a horse-drawn carriage in center, and a man and woman on right. \n

Details

Maker
After Barber, John W. (1798-1885) (Artist)
Downes, J (Engraver)
Inscriptions
"Drawn by J.W. Barber - Engraved by J. Downes, Worcester" (printed)
"Southern View in the Central Part of Salem" (printed)
"The above is a view of part of Washington and Court Streets. The Court-House is seen in the distance, fronting the south, in the / central part of the engraving. The City Hall is the building seen on the eastern side of Court Street, with pilasters in front." (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 14/16 x 9 1/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.822
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221802

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