Front view of new public library, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1855

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boylston St.

GUSN

GUSN-198266

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Description

This print is a full frontal view of the new public library. The foreground is a steet scene, with people strolling and mingling as well as a horse and buggy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

libraries (buildings)
public libraries (buildings)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR24

Physical Description

1 print from newsletter

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1200.002

Image Dimensions

7 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Champney, W. L. (Artist)
Probably Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Boston Public Library

Subjects

Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boylston St.