Hovey and Co., importers and dealers in seed, 53 North Market Street, Boston, Mass., 1850s

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1850s

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: N. Market Street

GUSN

GUSN-198463

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Description

This lithograph depicts a full detailed view of Hovey & Co.'s seed store. According to the print, the company also sells plants and fertilizers by the ton. A street scene is in the foreground, with pedestrians, horses and wagons. Below the image is a statement that says the lithography was made for the New England Pictorial Index.

Details

Descriptive Terms

seed
trees
vines
rose (genus)
evergreens
root (plant material)
plants (living organisms)
guano
fertilizer
horticulture
tools
books
pedestrians
wagons (cargo vehicles)
streetscapes
advertising
business (commercial function)
agriculture
gardening
lithographs
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR115

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2700.003

Image Dimensions

12.25 x 16.25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

J. Mayer & Co. (Lithographer)

Material Type

lithographs
prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Hovey & Co.
Joseph Breck & Sons

Subjects

North Market Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: N. Market Street