Auction for dwelling houses

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 261-270

GUSN

GUSN-250342

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Description

Broadside advertising an auction for dwelling houses, located on the "southerly side" of Eighth Street, between L and M Streets in Boston. The property was divided into six lots and the auction occurred on Saturday, May 11, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon.

"This is a rare chance for a workingman to obtain a small homestead cheap within his means and on easy terms of payment."

Details

Descriptive Terms

auctions
auctioneers
houses
working class
broadsides (notices)
posters
announcements
prints (visual works)

Physical Description

1 broadside

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.263

Image Dimensions

20.75 x 14 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Lunt, Alphonso Moses, 1837-1917 (Printer)

Material Type

broadsides (notices)
posters
announcements
prints (visual works)

Other People

Kilroy, Patrick
Stark, John H.
Dean, J.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 261-270