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Description

Colored lithograph of water celebration on Boston Common. Includes circular seal of Boston. Molded gilt and gesso wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1848
Inscriptions
1) Entitled ""VIEW OF THE WATER CELEBRATION, On Boston Common October 25th 1848."" 2) Incribed ""Respectfully dedicated to His Honor Josiah Quincy Jr. Mayor, the City Council and Water Commissioners."" 3) Inscription flanking circular seal of Boston: ""SICUT PATRIBUS SIT DEUS NOBIS / CONDITA, AD /1630, / CIVITATIS REGIMINE DONATA AD 1222.""
Associated Building
Subject Boston Common. Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
coloring
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
lithography
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
coloring
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Hand Colored
lithography
Lithography
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
prints (visual works)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
29.625 x 42.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.428
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7722

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