Faneuil Hall Market scene, the day before Thanksgiving

Description

This engraving is on a newspaper sheet. The top half shows "A New England Thanksgiving Dinner." It is a scene of a family dinner around a table, with a man carving a bird. The bottom half shows people buying and selling the day before Thanksgiving.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Thanksgiving
marketplaces
shopping
holidays
interior views
prints (visual works)
engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR167

Physical Description

1 news engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-02-06

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1950.014

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

16 x 10.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Jenkins, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Manning, John H., b. ca. 1820 (Delineator)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
engravings (prints)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Faneuil Hall