Opening of Friend Street, Boston

Description

This engraving shows a detailed scene of men at work constructing the new street. It includes neighboring buildings on Hanover Street, horses and construction materials.The eastern extremity of Friend Street is part of old "Flat Iron House" at the head of North Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

construction workers
streets
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR285

Physical Description

1 line engraving on newsprint

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3750.003

Image Dimensions

6.5 x 9.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907 (Artist)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Subjects

Friend Street (Boston, Mass.)
Hanover Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

good except for tear in upper left-hand corner

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: E-F