Boston

Description

"The above shows the appearance of Boston, as seen from the south-west, near the intersection of the Providence and Worcester Rail Road: the State House, with its towering dome, and the Common appear in the central part. Bunker Hill Monument is seen on the extreme left."

Details

Descriptive Terms

distant views
capital cities
railroads
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR4

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1918-11-01

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.0650.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

7 x 3 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J.W. Perkins, 1918

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885 (Artist)
Willard, Asaph, 1786-1880 (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City