Boston pulpit, no. 11, Christ Church, Boston, Rev. William T. Smithett, rector, by Rev. Luther Farnham, Gleason's pictorial drawing-room companion, Boston, Mass., July 2, 1853

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853-07-02

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Salem St.: Christ Church & Wells Adams Hs.

GUSN

GUSN-198735

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Description

An ice wagon, a hand pulled cart and pedestrians pass by the Old North Church on Salem Street. An inset portrait of Rev. William T. Smithett is in the upper right corner, engraved after a daguerreotype by Southworth and Hawes. A couple walks under the awning for the John Alden Groceries store at 164 Hull Street. The article lists the clergymen associated with Christ Church from its founding to Rev. Smithett. The page is from "Gleason's pictorial drawing-room companion," July 2, 1853, vol. 5, no. 1, whole no. 105, page 177.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
churches (buildings)
clergy
ice wagons
streetscapes
portraits
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR176

Physical Description

1 news line engraving ; 14 1/4 x 11 inches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-04-05

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2950.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 1/4 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Capt. W.B. Clarke, 1922

Places

North End (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Farnham, Luther, 1816-1897 (Author)
Gleason's pictorial drawing-room companion (Publisher)
Schenck, Seth Crowell, 1793-1863 (Printer)
Southworth & Hawes (Photographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Other People

Smithett, William T.
Alden, John, 1599-1687

Subjects

Salem Street (Boston, Mass.)
Hull Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Salem St.: Christ Church & Wells Adams Hs.