New Boston and Charles River Basin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1885

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-198860

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Description

This colored lithograph shows a prospective view of the Charles River Basin. The top half is a map of the Basin area and park system. A legend is included at the bottom which describes a plan for developing the river frontage. Engraved for Charles Davenport - first Projector of Embankment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rivers
maps
plans (maps)
parks (recreation areas)
views (visual works)
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR7OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

June 27, 1932

Reference Code

GC002.02.007a

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

25.75 x 22 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick H. Vianux, 1923.

Places

Charles River Basin (Massachusetts) [reservoir]
New Boston (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

J. H. Bufford's Sons, Litho. (Boston, Mass) (Lithographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other People

Davenport, Charles

Accruals Note

Duplicate piece found in Boston maps, File VIII-B, 1888-90, companion pieces also

Restrictions

fair, upper right corner torn. Other tears in margin that have been taped.

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 94..

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10