The new addition to the Boston State House

Description

The background of this engraving depicts the dome and new addition to the State House. The foreground is a full and detailed view of a horse-drawn carriage and a street full of passers-by.

Details

Descriptive Terms

additions (general components)
public buildings
government office buildings
domed
carriages (vehicles)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR22a

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1300.011

Image Dimensions

9.75 x 9.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907 (Delineator)
Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Lithographer)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: New State House [Beacon St.]