Brewer Fountain, near Park Street Mall, in the Common, Boston, Mass.

Description

The engraving depicts a large detailed view of the large statuesque Brewer Fountain on Boston Common, "Presented to the City of Boston by Gardner Brewer, Esq." Figures can be seen strolling and playing. This engraving was drawn from a photograph by Allen, which was reproduced in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fountains
commons
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR52

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1925-03-04

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1600.009

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

16 x 11.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of L.W. Jenkins, 1925

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Frank Leslie’s Publishing House (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Brewer, Gardner, 1806-1874

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Common