Hancock House, Boston

Description

This engraving depicts a full, detailed view of the Hancock House on Beacon Street. It is a street level view which includes the front fence and entrance. It also includes passers-by mingling on the sidewalk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic houses
etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR16

Physical Description

1 etching

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1920-08-13

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1100.004

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

8.5 x 10.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Jane N. Grew, 1920

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892 (Artist)
Illman, Thomas, d. 1859 or 60 (Engraver)

Material Type

etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. and Beacon Hill