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Map of the Boston Water Works prepared under the direction of the Cochituate Water Board, 1852

Description

This map shows each community in the water district, from Boston Harbor to Lake Cochituate. It gives a great view of Boston to Framingham with every aquaduct, lake, pond, port, and also railroad shown.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1852
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1923-06-30
Physical Description
1 map
Dimensions
30x 42(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923
GUSN
250984
Reference Code
AR001.PLOT.028

Record details

Originator
Perkins, Charles (Delineator)
Tappan & Bradfords (Lithographer)
Descriptive Terms
aqueducts
bays (bodies of water)
lakes (bodies of water)
ponds (water)
ports
railroads
waterworks
Material Type
maps
watershed maps
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Brighton (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Wayland (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Newton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Weston (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Framingham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Somerville (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Malden (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester Bay (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [bay]
Lake Cochituate (Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [lake]
Location Note
Vertical file 3: plot plan 4
Physical Access Restrictions
Good except for a big tear on the edge of the upper left side and some smaller edge tears.

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