Lewis Wharf

Description

A detailed engraving of Pier No. 2, Lewis Wharf, Peabody's Australian and South African Packets office. Ships and cargo are between this building and No. 1 next door for Peabody's Australasian Packets. Men on the pier move cargo and load it onto wagons, or sit on barrels talking.

Details

Descriptive Terms

piers (supporting elements)
wharves
cargo vessels
packets (watercraft)
barks (sailing vessels)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
waterfronts
barrels (containers)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collections number PR304

Physical Description

1 engraving on newsprint

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1934-03-20

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3800.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, 1934

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

Lewis Wharf (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: G-N