Boston Common

Description

These two engravings depicts the same detailed view of the Common. In the foreground is a field and figures, with an elm tree in the center. The capitol and a church can be seen in the background. One of the engravings was copied and engraved for the Ladies Wreath by M. Osborne.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commons
landscapes (representations)
parks (recreation areas)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR50a
Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR50b

Physical Description

2 engravings

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1600.001

Image Dimensions

8.5 x 11.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Osborne, Milo, b. ca. 1810 (Engraver)
Ladies Wreath (Publisher)
Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Artist)
Rolph, John A., 1799-1862 (Engraver)
Andrews, R. (Printer)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Accruals Note

Dimensions given are for the larger of the two engravings.

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item