A fishing party in Boston Harbor

Description

This engraving presents a detailed scene of a group of men on the shore, cooking and cleaning fish in a relaxed, casual atmosphere on Gallop's Island. Ships can be seen in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cookware
fishing
sailing vessels
distant views
dinghies
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR132

Physical Description

1 (news) line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-03-23

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2250.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

9 x 9.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Gallops Island (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [island]

Record Details

Originator

Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Restrictions

poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Islands