Old State House, Boston

Description

This engraving depicts a simple front view of the Old State House in color. The item verso has handwritten text which appears to read "Purch at D. Lyons book July 13 1821."

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
public buildings
capitols
intersections
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR195

Physical Description

1 line engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1931-09-11

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3100.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

6 x 3.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lydia G. Chace, 1931

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Subjects

State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Massacre, 1770
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Old State House + State Street