Bromfield Street Church, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Bromfield St.

GUSN

GUSN-198378

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Description

This engraving is a front architectural view of the Bromfield Street Church, with an inset portrait of Rev Joseph Cummings. In the foreground is a street scene, full of people and carriages. The image of Rev. Cummings is taken from a daguerreotype by Southworth and Hawes. Accompanying the images is an article from Gleason's Pictorial entitled "Boston Pulpit--No. 17 / Bromfield Street Church / Rev. Joseph Cummings, Pastor / by Rev. Luther Farnham."

Details

Descriptive Terms

religious buildings
churches (buildings)
clergy
scenes (depictions)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR70

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1350.002

Image Dimensions

13.75 x 9.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Southworth & Hawes (Photographer)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Farnham, Luther, 1816-1897
Cummings, Joseph, 1817-1890

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Bromfield St.