Faneuil Hall, Boston, 1870

Description

This engraving gives a detailed view of the area with Faneuil Hall is in the background, canopies over the shop-stalls, and a horse and wagons wait in the foreground. There is also a small circular inset of a view of Faneuil Hall in 1789. A stamp in the lower right corner says "One of seventy-three impressions of which this is no. 43."

Details

Descriptive Terms

marketplaces
scenes (depictions)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
vendors
assembly halls
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR148

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1919-04-11

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1950.012

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 x 10.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter, 1919

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Iconographic Society (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall