View of grounds and structures of the United States Agricultural Society at its third exhibition in Boston, 1855

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1855

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-198855

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Description

A sepia toned lithograph showing people and the exhibition grounds at the third exhibition of the United States Agricultural Societ in 1855. There is a tent in the middle of the print, with people, horses and carriages all around.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exhibitions (events)
agriculture
societies
fairgrounds
exhibition buildings
tent structures
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR3OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

December 7, 1923

Reference Code

GC002.02.003

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

12 x 18.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Attributed to Hinsdale, Richard Law, 1826-1856 (Artist)
J.H. Bufford & Co. (Lithographer)
Hartshorn, T. W. (Photographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other Organizations

United States Agricultural Society

Accruals Note

Ambrotyped by T. W. Hartshorn, Reading, Mass.

Restrictions

good - a few tears in margin

Publications Referencing This Collection

Groce, George C., Wallace, David H.. The New-York Historical Society's dictionary of artists in America, 1564-1860 / by George C. Groce and David H. Wallace.. // Page 319..

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10