Portfolio of "12 Sketches of Old Boston Buildings"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1882

Location Note

Vertical file 4, folder OVR 210-220

GUSN

GUSN-199201

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Description

8 loose plates between boards. Handwritten in pen on cover: "Charles E. Wiggin. Presented by George R. Tolman in November 22 at 1883." In pencil: "147 and 149 Hanover St. & 9 ___ Sq. Boston." Back cover: "Charles E. Wiggin, 147 & 149 Hanover St., Boston, Mass. & 9 ___ Square Roxbury, Mass."

Plates are titled as follows: II Unity St.; III Salem St.; IV Richmond St.; Vii North St.; Viii Sheafe cor. Salem St.; IX Sheafe St.; Xii cor. of Lafayette Ave and Prince St.; Xi cor. Prince & Thatcher St.

Details

Descriptive Terms

buildings (structures)
portfolios (groups of works)
sketches
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR215OVR

Physical Description

12 sketches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.215

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 12.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Heliotype Printing Co. (Printer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Other People

Wiggin, Charles E.

Subjects

Hanover Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4, folder OVR 210-220