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1949.500 (RS119618)

Description

Hand colored lithograph "BEACON HILL FROM Mt VERNON ST.". Street scene has man and dog at lower right corner; two small children crossing street at left corner. Brick buildings on both sides of street with tall brick fences on each side. In distance, on top of hill is black carriage, large poplar trees and large monument on top of hill. "OLD BOSTON" on top edge of border. Molded wood frame, painted silver. Under glass.

Details

Maker
Smith, Knight, & Tappan (Publisher)
Date
1857
Date of print
Inscriptions
See Description.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Graphic Documents
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
hand coloring
Lithograph
lithographs
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Print
Print, Planographic
Dimensions
19 5/8 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.500
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7583

Comments

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AvatarPosted by John on July 27, 2015
Lithograph made in 1857 by John H. Bufford after John R. Smith’s drawing made in 1811.