View of the Watch Box in the Prison, View of a Cell in the Prison, and Stone-Cutting Department of the Massachusetts State Prison

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853-03-26

Location Note

Prints: Charlestown, Mass.

GUSN

GUSN-196806

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Description

From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, March 26, 1853, page 197. Shows what the interior of the prison looks like, including prisoners at work cutting stone.

Details

Descriptive Terms

state prisons (buildings)
prisoners
stonecutting
watchtowers
cells (interior spaces)
interior views
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001668
AccessID 3611
Other identifier HNEDID-001668

Physical Description

1 newspaper sheet

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-04-21

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.4200.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. L.W. Jenkins, 1922

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Samuel E., d. ca. 1860 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Charlestown, Mass.