Royal Mail, Steamship America, leaving Boston

Description

This engraving is a detailed view of the large, long, mail steamship traveling through the harbor surrounded by small boats with people waving. The image is from Gleason's Pictorial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

steamships
clippings (information artifacts)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR106

Physical Description

newspaper line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.0650.004

Image Dimensions

7 x 5.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Worcester, Fernando Edwards, b. 1818 (Engraver)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Views of the City