Old Thoreau House, Prince St., 1890

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1890

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-G-403-ORAM01

GUSN

GUSN-165114

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Description

The building has a large sign reading "Built 1727" and a smaller sign reading "Unsafe and dangerous." The alley to the right is "Murray Place."

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
houses
dwellings
paintings (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

ACCESS ID 1083
Old ID 1102.00

Physical Description

1 painting

Collection Code

GC001

Collection Name

Original art collection

Date of Acquisition

May 1, 1936

Reference Code

GC001.USMA.Boston.045

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Boston, Mass.
North End (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Robbins, John W. (artist)

Material Type

paintings (visual works)

Other People

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

Subjects

Prince Street (Boston, Mass.)
Murray Place (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

Signed by the artist.

Restrictions

Very good. Mat in poor condition.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-G-403-ORAM01