Custom-House, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Custom House

GUSN

GUSN-198395

Description

This engraving is show a harbor scene with tall ships and cargo barrels in front of the Custom House. A street with covered wagons is on the right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sailing vessels
customhouses
scenes (depictions)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR73

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1925-11-14

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1850.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

12 x 9.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Artist)
Archer, James, fl. 1835-1860 (Engraver)
Walker, S. (Publisher)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Custom House