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Copper Engraving Plate

2015.62.126 (RS222935)

Description

Copper engraving plate of a man operating a fire pump. Original plate for framed fire pump print in Library and Archives.

Details

Maker
Hill, Samuel, ca. 1766-1803 (Engraver)
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
"Patent." and "S.Hill, Sc." [both in reverse] (Engraved)
Envelope marked "CMW Engravings Boston & 18th century fire engine"
Material
copper alloy
Object type
Printing T&E; Graphic Equipment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
copper alloy
Plate, Printing
printing plates
Surface, Printing
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.126
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310831

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