A view of part of the town of Boston in New England and Brittish ships of war landing their troops, 1768

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1780

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Border Areas

GUSN

GUSN-198445

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Description

This engraving depicts a huge panoramic view of the harbor full of sailing vessels, with troops of men in the boats and on the dock standing at attention. The background view is of Boston and houses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sailing ships
warships
scenes (depictions)
prints (visual works)

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1000.005

Image Dimensions

10 x 15.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Revere, Paul, 1735-1818 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Subjects

Revolutionary War

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Border Areas