Corner of Louisburg Square, Beacon Hill, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1914

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Louisburg Square

GUSN

GUSN-198425

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Description

This is a card with a woodcut inside: "With Mr. Updike's New Year's Greetings to the Friends of The Merrymount Press, Boston, MDCCCCXV." The woodcut shows a house with the square in front and a sign that says "Montes et Colles Cantabunt" (the mountains and hills shall sing) from Isaiah 55:12. There is a small statue on the left.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Greek Revival
houses
squares (open spaces)
statues
woodcut (process)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR96

Physical Description

1 tinted brown wood-cut

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2350.002

Image Dimensions

9.5 x 7.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 (Artist)

Material Type

woodcut (process)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

Louisburg Square (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Excellent

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Louisburg Square