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View of the Water Celebration on Boston Common, October 25th, 1848

1972.60 (RS80786)

Description

Rectangular black and white engraving under glass and in oak frame. Entitled "VIEW OF THE WATER CELEBRATION ON BOSTON COMMON, OCTOBER 25TH, 1848." Large group of people on the Common with water fountain in center ground. B.F. SMITH, delineator; on stone by S. ROWSE.

Details

Maker
Tappan & Bradfords (Publisher)
Smith, B. F. (Artist)
Date
1849
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; USA
Associated Building
Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
Landscape
landscapes (representations)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Boston Common
Dimensions
30.5 x 40.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1972.60
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55899

Comments

Landscape Picture #

AvatarPosted by John on August 17, 2015
Daniel Webster and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow are seen standing in the foreground.