Interior view of John P. Jewett & Co.'s new and spacious bookstore, No. 117 Washington Street, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1854

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.

GUSN

GUSN-198359

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Description

This engraving shows an interior view of John P. Jewett's bookstore, with bookshelves lining both side walls. The store is crowded with many customers, including a boy with a dog.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bookstores
books
shopping
bookshelves
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR244

Physical Description

1 news line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-04-05

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3550.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

8.5 x 9.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Capt. W.B. Clarke, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.