Fourth of July festivities at Faneuil Hall, Boston

Description

This engraving depicts a large interior view of the hall decorated with streamers, flags, and an eagle. Names of all of the U.S. Presidents line the room. This is a grand festive occasion, and the hall is packed with people. There is an upper inset depicts a man and a woman talking in a room (meeting of Eulalia and Claude).

Details

Descriptive Terms

presidents
celebrations
Independence Day
interior views
assembly halls
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR156

Physical Description

1 newspaper line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-02-07

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1950.015

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

15 x 10.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Jenkins, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Pierson, Paul R. B. (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall