Savin Hill railroad bridge, Dorchester

Description

A detailed scene representing evening twilight on the bridge and motionless bay. There is a railroad passing over the bridge, with a hill rising behind and two men fishing from a boat in the front. The railroad line is the Old Colony Railroad.

Given February 13, 1922.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fishing
railroad bridges
trains (vehicle groupings)
scenes (depictions)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR339

Physical Description

1 engraving on newsprint

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-02-13

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.4600.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5 x 9.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Jenkins, 1922

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Barry, Charles A., 1830-1892 (Delineator)
Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)
Ballou's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Dorchester, Mass.