View of the Granary Burying-Ground showing monument to Benjamin Franklin's parents and Park Street Church, Boston, Mass., 1923

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1923

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Park Street Church

GUSN

GUSN-198726

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Description

This woodcut presents a gold and orange tinted scene of the church in the background and the monument in the cemetary in the foreground. It is a holiday card: "With Greetings for the New Year to the Friends of The Merrymount Press Boston, 1923."

Details

Descriptive Terms

religious buildings
churches (buildings)
cemeteries
monuments
exterior views
greeting cards
graveyards
prints (visual works)
woodcuts (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR171

Physical Description

1 two-tone woodcut ; 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1924-01-07

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2750.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

9.5 x 13.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss F.G. Curtis, 1924

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 (Artist)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
woodcuts (prints)

Other People

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

Other Organizations

Merrymount Press

Subjects

Granary Burying Ground (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Park Street Church