The Ruggles Printing Press and The Ruggles Power Press Manufactory, Washington Street

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1855

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.

GUSN

GUSN-198381

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Description

This newspaper page shows a detailed picture of the Ruggles Printing Press at the top of the page with the words "Ruggles Patent" below. At the bottom of the page, there is an exterior view of S.P. Ruggles Power Press Man'g Co., Electrotyping, Printing & Engraving with a busy street scene. The exterior view shows a view down the next street with "Birth Place of Franklin" on one of the buildings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

printers (people)
printing presses
manufactories
streetscapes
carriages (vehicles)
engravers (printmakers)
electrotyping (platemaking)
exterior views
historic sites
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR251

Physical Description

1 news line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3550.023

Image Dimensions

14 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Plumer, Jacob P., b. 1819 (Engraver)
Ballou's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Ruggles, S. P.

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.