Liberty Tree, 1774, corner of Essex and Orange Streets

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1835

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.

GUSN

GUSN-198383

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Description

"The world should never forget the spot where once stood Liberty Tree, so famous in your annals.--La Fayette in Boston." Now this spot is the corner of Washington and Essex Streets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trees
houses
scenes (depictions)
streetscapes
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR253

Physical Description

1 wood block print

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3550.019

Image Dimensions

5.5 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Other People

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Essex Street (Boston, Mass.)
Liberty Tree (Boston, Mass.)
Liberty trees

Restrictions

poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.