Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-17225

Description

View of State Street with large fire at right. Large crowd in front of the Old State House. Burning house may be Joseph Barrell's house. Allegorical figure in center with shield on which is written "PROTECTION". Mahogany frame has band of stringing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Engraving

Inscription

Engraving signed lower left: ""N. Hancock del."" On lower right: ""S. Hill Sc."" Written in ink on reverse: ""Gift of Mrs. Sidney Burleigh [illeg.] 1932""

People and Organizations

State Street Fire

Maker

Hancock, N. (Maker)
Hill, Samuel (Printer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6.375 x 9.375 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1932.518

Places

Massachusetts (United States)