Interior views of the State Prison, at Charlestown, Massachusetts, with Whip-Making Department of the Massachusetts State Prison and View of the Cabinet-Making Department in the Prison

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853-03-26

Location Note

Prints: Charlestown, Mass.

GUSN

GUSN-196807

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Description

From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, with an article entitled "The Massachusetts State Prison." Shows prisoners making whips and cabinets as part of the internal economy of the prison.

Details

Descriptive Terms

state prisons (buildings)
cabinetmaking
whips (animal equipment)
departments (organizational units)
interior views
prisoners
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001669
AccessID 3612
Other identifier HNEDID-001669

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.4200.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14.5 x 10.5 (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)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Charlestown, Mass.