Bostonians! Save the old John Hancock Mansion, Boston, Mass., dated June 6, 1863

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1863-06-06

Location Note

Vertical file 4, folder OVR 161-170

GUSN

GUSN-199024

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Description

The owners of the John Hancock mansion are asked to save the property. This lithograph is an early attempt at landmark preservation. These broadsides were engraved by John Sartain and published by T. O. H. P. (Thomas Oliver Hazard Perry) "Alphabet" Burnham, and they were distributed in Boston on the evening of June 5, 1863.

Details

Descriptive Terms

houses
dwellings
landmark buildings
historic preservation
prints (visual works)
color lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR165OVR

Physical Description

1 color lithograph ; 29 1/4 x 43 inches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.165

Image Dimensions

29.25 x 43 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Sartain, John (Engraver)
Burnham, Thomas O. H. Perry, 1814-1891 (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
color lithographs

Other People

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Subjects

Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4, folder OVR 161-170