Fort Independence, Boston Harbor

Description

This engraving presents a detailed view of the fort and grounds. There are two small insets of surounding sites: "Ancient Tombstone at Castle Island" and "Monument on Castle Island."

Details

Descriptive Terms

tombstones (sepulchral monuments)
monuments
forts
cannons (artillery)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR112

Physical Description

1 newspaper line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-03-23

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1000.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Capt. Wm. B. Clarke, 1922

Places

Castle Island (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [cape]
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Samuel E., d. ca. 1860 (Engraver)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Border Areas