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Library of the Athenaeum

GC002.01.MA.1050.003 (RS139098)

Description

This engraving depicts the Library on the second floor of the Athenaeum. There are tables in the center and busts lining the room. People look through the stacks at the books or sit at the tables studying.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1855
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1922-03-23
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
5.25x 7.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR12c
Credit Line
Gift of Capt. Wm. B. Clarke, 1922
GUSN
258303
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1050.003

Record details

Originator
Warren, Asa Coolidge, 1819-1904 (Artist)
Other Organizations
Boston Athenaeum
Descriptive Terms
busts (figures)
costume (mode of fashion)
libraries (rooms)
reading
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. / The Athenaeum
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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