South East view of Boston

Description

This engraving presents a detailed, distance view of southeast Boston, Mass. A windmill on the shoreline, boats in the water, and a landscape are depicted in the foreground. This is plate 9 printed by the Boston Bewick Company.

Details

Descriptive Terms

harbors
sailing vessels
distant views
copper engravings (visual works)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR5

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2250.001

Image Dimensions

5.25 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Kidder, James, 1793-1837 (Delineator)
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)
Boston Bewick Company (Printer)

Material Type

copper engravings (visual works)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Islands