Exchange Coffee House

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1830

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Congress St.

GUSN

GUSN-198325

Description

This engraving depicts the Exchange Coffee House with the street and a coach in front. The Exchange was designed by architect Asher Benjamin. It was a hotel and coffee house at the turn of the 19th century and was the largest building in Boston at the time.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hotels (public accommodations)
coffeehouses
exterior views
coaches (railroad cars)
carriages (vehicles)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR44

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1650.001

Image Dimensions

10 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Congress St.