Grand panoramic view of the west side of Washington Street, Boston, Mass., commencing at the corner of Court Street, and extending to no. 295 above Winter Street

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1856

GUSN

GUSN-198439

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Description

A two-page newspaper spread showing a detailed image of the west side of Washington Street from Court Street to just beyond Winter Street. People and traffic are present throughout. Names of businesses and points of interest are on the fronts of the buildings represented. Cross streets are listed below the images.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
pedestrians
carriages (vehicles)
daguerreotypists
printers (people)
shoes (footwear)
bonnets (hats)
stores
carpets
lithographers
engravers (printmakers)
streets
hotels (public accommodations)
upholsterers
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR265

Physical Description

1 news line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3550.012

Image Dimensions

16 x 23 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Peirce, Joshua H., 1812-1869 (Engraver)
Major, Richard C. (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

fair

Description Level

Item