Mercantile Library, Summer Street, Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1856

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Summer Street

GUSN

GUSN-198785

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Description

This engraving shows a corner view of the Mercantile Library from the street. The street is full of people and carriages.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
libraries (buildings)
streetscapes
horse-drawn vehicles
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR192

Physical Description

1 newspaper line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1918-12-09

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3200.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

8 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Athenaeum, 1918

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Other Organizations

Mercantile Library Association (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Public Library

Subjects

Subscription libraries
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Summer Street