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Fragments of "The Boston Cultivator" farm journal

2001.281.957.2A-D (RS195165)

Description

Four fragments of "The Boston Cultivator" farm journal dating from circa 1849-1850. Pages of the newspaper were used to cover a wall. The newspaper covered an early nineteenth-century medallion and sprig wallpaper, see 2001.281.957.1ab. An imprint of the wallpaper is visible on some of the newspaper fragments.

Details

Maker
The Boston Cultivator (Printer)
Date
1849-1850
Inscriptions
"Whelan home - Centerville" (Written on scap of "The Standard-Times" newspaper, New Bedford, Massachusetts, July 29, 1963)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Associated Building
Original To Whelan House.
Material
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Centerville (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Newspaper
newspapers
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wall coverings
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 12 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.957.2A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
290760
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2001.281.957.1AB Relationship Layer of wallpaper below newspaper 2001.281.957.2a-d.

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