Southwest view of the Old State House as it looked in 1793, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Boston: State St.: Old State House: Photomechanicals

GUSN

GUSN-195198

Description

The image is a photomechanical print of an engraving by Samuel Hill of the Old State House in Boston. This image was issued in the periodical, "The Massachusetts Magazine", in July 1793. The view is from the southwest. The streets are bustling with pedestrians, carts, and wagons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commercial buildings
capitols
public buildings
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
copper engravings (visual works)
southwest (positional attribute)
exterior views
barrels (containers)
horse-drawn vehicles
photomechanical prints
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000343
AccessID 519
Other identifier HNEDID-000343

Physical Description

1 photomechanical print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7520.001

Date Notes

1793

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Hill, Samuel, ca. 1766-1803 (engraver)

Material Type

photomechanical prints
photographs

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Boston: State St.: Old State House: Photomechanicals