Second Church, 1805, Codman Square, Dorchester

Description

A detail of the front and side of the church, which dominates the vicinity of Codman Square. It is the oldest Congregational meeting house in Boston. In 1806, James Bowdoin presented a fine clock for the interior and the bell in the steeple, which was cast by Paul Revere.

Details

Descriptive Terms

religious buildings
churches (buildings)
squares (open spaces)
color lithographs
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR336

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.4600.006

Image Dimensions

10.25 x 11.25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

color lithographs
prints (visual works)

Other People

Bowdoin, James, 1752-1811

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Dorchester, Mass.