Mount Vernon Church, Ashburton Place

Description

This engraving shows a detailed front view of the church. There used to be a full inset portrait of Edward N. Kirk taken from a daguerreotype by Masury & Silsbee, but it has been mostly clipped off. Kirk was pastor of the church from 1842 to 1874.

Details

Descriptive Terms

religious buildings
churches (buildings)
clergy
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR292

Physical Description

1 line engraving on newsprint

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1932-02-19

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3650.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

8 x 6.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of W.K. Watkins, 1932

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Masury & Silsbee (Firm) (Photographer)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Other People

Kirk, Edward Norris, 1802-1874

Restrictions

good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: A-B