East view of Faneuil Hall Market, Boston

Description

An engraving depicts the east view of Faneuil Hall Market, also known as Quincy's Market, in Boston. Designed by Alexander Parris, the granite central market is flanked by warehouses built with the same material.

Details

Descriptive Terms

waterfronts
granite (rock)
markets (structures)
commercial buildings
business (commercial function)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000171
AccessID 250
Other identifier HNEDID-000171

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1950.001

Date Notes

1828

Image Dimensions

5.5 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Parris, Alexander, 1780-1852
Snow, Caleb H. (Caleb Hopkins), 1796-1835

Subjects

Dock Square (Boston, Mass.)
Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Geo.: Mass.: Boston: Dock Square: Faneuil Hall