The Piper Books for Christmas, 1927

Description

A detailed cover design for Piper Books which illustrates men at work loading and unloading cargo from the ships at the docks, while other boats are leaving the docks to sail. Also shows the skyline behind the many ships and sails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sailing vessels
harbors
cityscapes (representations)
cargo vessels
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR316

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1927-11-17

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3850.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

9 x 12 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. W.S. Appleton, 1927

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]

Record Details

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: O-Z