Gallery of Paintings at the Athenaeum

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1855

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. / The Athenaeum

GUSN

GUSN-198237

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Description

This engraving depicts the Athenaeum galleries on the third story of the building, with paintings hung on the walls. There are also people, who are both standing and sitting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

galleries (display spaces)
paintings (visual works)
costume (mode of fashion)
exhibitions (events)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR12b

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-03-23

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1050.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5.25 x 7.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Capt. Wm. B. Clarke, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Warren, Asa Coolidge, 1819-1904 (Artist)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Boston Athenaeum

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. / The Athenaeum