View of Boston from Roxbury

Description

A detailed view of Boston's skyline from Roxbury. There is land, homes and a cow in the foreground. On the verso, there is a handwritten note that this is possibly as seen from the meeting house on Eliot Square or from Highland Park hill.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
scenes (depictions)
distant views
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR348

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1918

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.6800.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

8.75 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Baldwin Coolidge, 1918

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849 (Artist)
Kelly, Thomas, ca. 1795-ca. 1841 (Engraver)
Walker, Samuel, d. 1860 (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good, with a small tear in the margin.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Roxbury, Mass.