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Plan of the Harbour of Boston from surveys made under the direction of Commissioners appointed by a Resolve of the Legislature, passed March 5th, 1835

Description

Map of Boston Harbor with topographical information. Important landmarks and points of interest are clearly denoted, including wharves, streets, bridges and railroad depots.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1837-01-28
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1923-06-30
Physical Description
1 plan
Dimensions
39.5x 28(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923
GUSN
250971
Reference Code
AR001.PLOT.025

Record details

Originator
Moore's Lithography (Lithographer)
Perham, Benjamin Franklin, 1806-ca. 1837 (Surveyor)
Descriptive Terms
bridges (built works)
harbors
maps
ports
railroad stations
streets
wharves
Material Type
plans (maps)
Subjects
Navy-yards and naval stations
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
South Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Cambridgeport (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Notes
On the verso, another print of a commerical advertisement for skiing in Maine is visible.
Location Note
Vertical file 3: plot plan 4
Physical Access Restrictions
Scotch-taped on the back, torn edges.

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