View of Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-19840

Description

Hand-colored lithograph of early dock scenes in Boston. Sailing vessels, and steam ships are in the harbor and taller Boston buildings are in the background. In the foreground a one-horse wagon, man and dog are transporting a barrel and two men and two women are strolling the docks. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
harbors
sailing vessels
steamboats
Picture
Cityscape
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Hand Colored
Sailing vessel
Steamboat
Harbor
Cityscape

Inscription

Printed beneath print: ""Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of NY. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce NY""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

12.75 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.692

Places

New York state (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)