View of Charlestown from the Dome of the State House

Description

This engraving presents a panoramic view of Charlestown, with the water separating Boston from the distant town of Charlestown. To the right, there is the bridge. From Snow's "History of Boston."

Details

Descriptive Terms

distant views
domes (architectural element)
harbors
bridges (built works)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR9

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.4200.006

Image Dimensions

5.5 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Charlestown, Mass.