Ballou's Pictorial mastheads

Description

These engravings from the masthead of Ballou's Pictorial depicts the State House and surrounding city in the background, while the foreground consists of a marine scene with ships. The dates of the mastheads are from February to October 1855.

Details

Descriptive Terms

clippings (information artifacts)
periodicals
headings
cityscapes (representations)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR11b

Physical Description

4 engravings

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.0650.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Lawrence Jenkins, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Ballou, Maturin Murray, 1820-1895

Other Organizations

Ballou's Pictorial

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City