Faneuil Hall, Boston

Description

This engraving presents a detailed view of the open area, with Faneuil Hall in the background. The foreground depicts a street scene, including a lady in a carriage. It was published in London for the proprieters by George Virtue, 26 Drury Lane, 1838.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marketplaces
streetscapes
carriages (vehicles)
assembly halls
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR147

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1921-12-13

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1950.005

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

9 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854 (Artist)
Griffiths, Henry, d. 1849 (Engraver)
Virtue, George, 1793?-1868 (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall