A prospective view of part of the Commons

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1902

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-198863

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Description

This print was taken from a watercolor owned by the Concord Antiquarian Society in 1902. It shows the Common, Hancock House, Beacon Hill, the beacon, and the 29th Regiment and field pieces. The representation is largely primitive, but with detailed view of the Hancock House. Black ink on white paper, no. 32 of an edition of 75 - plate destroyed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

views (visual works)
watercolors (paintings)
infantries
soldiers
artillery
prints (visual works)
etchings (prints)
engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR10OVR

Physical Description

1 etching and engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.010

Image Dimensions

16.75 x 22.25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929 (Engraver)
Goodspeed, Charles E. (Publisher)
Remick, Christian, 1726-ca. 1769 (Artist)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
etchings (prints)
engravings (prints)

Accruals Note

Enraved from a watercolor by Christian Remick done in 1768 [see Groce & Wllace, p. 531].

Restrictions

excellent - slightly dirty

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10