Old Hancock House, Beacon Street, Boston

Description

This engraving is a full watercolor view (in four tones) from the street. The caption reads "Erected 1737, Demolished 1863."

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
houses
dwellings
statesmen
governors
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR17

Physical Description

1 colored engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1920

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1100.006

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

9 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of James H. Beale, 1920

Places

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

Record Details

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Subjects

Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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