Appearance of the State House and vicinity at Kossuth's reception and welcome to the capitol

Description

This engraving depicts a large ceremonial display of military companies for the reception of Lajos Kossuth, exiled leader of the Hungarian Revolution and former Regent-President of Hungary. Many of the military companies are on horseback. The State House is bedecked with flags, and welcome-arches cover the steps leading to the capitol. An article describing the scene accompanies the engraving, which is from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Details

Descriptive Terms

revolutionaries
presidents
receptions
public buildings
government office buildings
domed
parades
banners
processions
equestrians
flags
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
clippings (information artifacts)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR59

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1912-03-25

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1300.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

11 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of C.K. Bolton, 1912

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Probably Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Delineator)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
clippings (information artifacts)

Other People

Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: New State House [Beacon St.]