Boston, and Bunker Hill from the east, W.H. Bartlett, engraved for the Ladies companion, location unknown, 1840-1849

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1849

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City

GUSN

GUSN-198196

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Description

This engraving presents a view of Boston, Massachusetts from the east, showing Beacon Hill, the State House, Bunker Hill Monument, and the bridge to Charlestown. A pastoral scene is depicted in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR1a
Prints and Engravings Collection number PR1b
Prints and Engravings Collection number PR1c

Physical Description

3 engravings

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.0650.006

Date Notes

Created probably after 1843.

Image Dimensions

6 1/2 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William W. Cordingly, November 24, 1920

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Bartlett, William Henry, 1809-1854 (Artist)
Dick, Archibald L., approximately 1805-approximately 1855 (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

"Engraved for the Ladies' Companion."
The engraver's signature appears as "Dick." Several engravers are listed in Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace. "The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America 1564-1860"; this one may be Archibald.
Historic New England Library and Archives holds three copies of this engraving.

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City