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Copper Engraving Plate\n

2015.62.127 (RS222938)

Description

Copper engraving plate of a Hunneman & Co Boston Engine [fire engine].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
"Hunneman & Co./ Boston" and "Fire Engine & Fire Apparatus" [in reverse] (Engraved)
Envelope marked "CMW Engravings Boston & 18th century fire engine"
Material
copper alloy
Object type
Printing T&E; Graphic Equipment
Places
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
copper alloy
Plate, Printing
printing plates
Surface, Printing
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.127
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310832

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