View of the New Jail for Suffolk County, in the State of Massachusetts, erected in the City of Boston upon Charles & North Grove Streets

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1848

Location Note

Vertical File 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-196183

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Description

This sepia-toned lithograph shows good detail of the new Suffolk County jail. The notation in the upper right corner reads "Hon. S. Greenbay with the respects of the Archt." The jail was built by G. J. F. Bryant.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jails (buildings)
lithographs
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001213
AccessID 1612
Other identifier HNEDID-001213
Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR8OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1934-03-29

Reference Code

GC002.02.008a

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

22 x 27.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, 1934

Places

Suffolk county (Massachusetts) [county]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Bryant, Gridley James Fox, 1816-1899 (Architect)
J.H. Bufford’s Lith (Lithographer)
Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Artist)

Material Type

lithographs
prints (visual works)

Other People

Greenbay, S.

Accruals Note

Charles St. Jude, 1848 inscribed on verso.

Restrictions

poor - several tears which have been taped, foxing in margins & other stains

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical File 4: OVR 1-10