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New Boston and Charles River Basin

GC002.02.007b (RS129517)

Description

This black and white lithograph shows a prospective view of the Charles River Basin. The top half is a map of the Basin area and park system. A legend is included at the bottom which describes a plan for developing the river frontage. Engraved for Charles Davenport - first Projector of Embankment.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1885
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1923-12-07
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
47x 25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
250375
Reference Code
GC002.02.007b

Record details

Originator
J. H. Bufford's Sons, Litho. (Boston, Mass) (Lithographer)
Other People
Davenport, Charles
Descriptive Terms
maps
parks (recreation areas)
plans (maps)
rivers
views (visual works)
Places
Charles River Basin (Massachusetts) [reservoir]
New Boston (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Verticale file 4: OVR 1-10
Physical Access Restrictions
fair, tears in margin.

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