View of Court and Tremont Streets, Boston, with the new iron building

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1858

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Court Square and Court St.

GUSN

GUSN-198394

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Description

This engraving is a detailed street scene full of people and carriages. The building on the corner is Samuel S. Pierce, a grocery store. The building to the left of Pierce is the iron building occupied by Parker Fowle & Sons, a carpet business.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
carriages (vehicles)
exterior views
costume (mode of fashion)
horse-drawn vehicles
grocery stores
carpets
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR72

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1919-04-11

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1800.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

8.25 x 13.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter, 1919

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Champney, W. L. (Delineator)
Bricher & Damoreau (Engraver)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Samuel S. Pierce (Boston, Mass.)
Parker Fowle & Sons (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Court Square and Court St.