Gleason's Pictorial -- Weekly Drawing-room Companion mastheads

Description

These engravings present a detailed marine scene with large ships and ferries (steam boats). In the background is a view of Boston, including the State House Dome and the surrounding buildings. They are dated between 1851-1854.

Details

Descriptive Terms

headings
clippings (information artifacts)
periodicals
cityscapes (representations)
wood engraving (process)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR10a
Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR10b
Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR10c
Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR10d
Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR10e

Physical Description

6 engravings

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.0650.001

Image Dimensions

11 x 5 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Manning, John H., b. ca. 1820 (Delineator)
Worcester, Fernando Edwards, b. 1818 (Engraver)

Material Type

wood engraving (process)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Gleason, Frederick, 1816-1896

Other Organizations

Gleason's Pictorial

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City