Cleopatra's Barge, the Great Boston Sleigh, Passing the Norfolk House, Roxbury

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1854-56

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 81-100

GUSN

GUSN-199074

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Description

This is a large detailed engraving of Cleopatra's Barge, which is a large sleigh with the head of an animal with wings on its side. The image includes the driver and team of horses. Neighboring buildings are shown, including churches and the Norfolk House. Other sleighs can also be seen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sleighs
churches (buildings)
horse-drawn vehicles
prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 82OVR

Physical Description

1 line engraving on newsprint

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.082

Image Dimensions

21 x 14 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Andrew, John, 1815-1875 (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
line engravings (prints)

Restrictions

Down the middle of the piece is a large fold mark

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 81-100