Old State House, Boston, 1880

Description

This etching presents the eastern side of the Old State House and adjacent buildings. The Sears Building is behind the Old State House. The First National Bank Building is to the left of the Old State House. The item is signed in the lower left corner "S.L.S." The stamp below the left side of the image reads "The Iconographic Society A.D. 1898."

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
public buildings
capitols
streetscapes
intersections
historic buildings
prints (visual works)
etchings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR199

Physical Description

1 etching

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-10-30

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3100.008

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

13 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton, October 30, 1922.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 (Artist)
Iconographic Society (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
etchings (prints)

Subjects

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

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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