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Auction for dwelling houses

GC002.02.263 (RS130573)

Description

Broadside advertising an auction for dwelling houses, located on the "southerly side" of Eighth Street, between L and M Streets in Boston. The property was divided into six lots and the auction occurred on Saturday, May 11, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon.

"This is a rare chance for a workingman to obtain a small homestead cheap within his means and on easy terms of payment."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Physical Description
1 broadside
Dimensions
20.75x 14(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
250342
Reference Code
GC002.02.263

Record details

Originator
Lunt, Alphonso Moses, 1837-1917 (Printer)
Other People
Dean, J.
Kilroy, Patrick
Stark, John H.
Descriptive Terms
auctioneers
auctions
houses
working class
Material Type
announcements
broadsides (notices)
posters
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 261-270

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