Twentieth Century Boston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1907

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 81-100

GUSN

GUSN-199117

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Description

This black and white lithograph depicts Boston, Boston Harbor, and environs from an aerial perspective. The image was delineated by Bert Poole, 1907, and was based (presumably) on a pencil and wash drawing. The image is subtitled "The best city in the United States to live in, to do business in, and to visit." It was published by the City of Boston Publicity and Information Bureau. Statistical and promotional text surrounds the central image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

aerial views
statistics
cities
advertising campaigns
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 97OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.097

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]

Record Details

Originator

Poole, A. F. (Delineator)
City of Boston Publicity and Information Bureau (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Accruals Note

Not in folder

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 81-100