State Street in 1770 and State Street in 1855

Description

The first image showing fighting between American Colonists and British troops on State Street in front of the Old State House. The second shows State Street bustling with a crowd of men in the street in front of the Old State House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

military uniforms
wars
revolutionaries
revolutions
muskets
bayonets
historic buildings
state government
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR207a
Prints and Engravings Collection number PR207b

Physical Description

1 newspaper engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3050.006

Image Dimensions

14 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Rowse, Samuel Worcester, (American painter and engraver, 1822-1901) (Artist)
Ballou's Pictorial

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Revolutionary War

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: State Street.