Grand panoramic view of the east side of Washington Street

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1855

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 21-30

GUSN

GUSN-198899

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Description

This view was pulled from a Gleason's Pictorial issue. There is fairly good architectural detail in this three-part panoramic view. Many street scenes showing peddlars, transportation, costume, etc.

Details

Descriptive Terms

panoramas
streets
streetscapes
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR21OVR

Physical Description

1 wood engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1919-04-11

Reference Code

GC002.02.021

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14.25 x 22 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alexander Sylvanus Porter, 1919

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Major, E.M. (Engraver)
Pierce, William J. (Lithographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Other Organizations

Gleason's Pictorial

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 21-30