New Boston and Charles River Basin

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1885

Location Note

Verticale file 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-250375

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Description

This black and white lithograph shows a prospective view of the Charles River Basin. The top half is a map of the Basin area and park system. A legend is included at the bottom which describes a plan for developing the river frontage. Engraved for Charles Davenport - first Projector of Embankment.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parks (recreation areas)
plans (maps)
maps
rivers
views (visual works)

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1923-12-07

Reference Code

GC002.02.007b

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

47 x 25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Charles River Basin (Massachusetts) [reservoir]
New Boston (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

J. H. Bufford's Sons, Litho. (Boston, Mass) (Lithographer)

Other People

Davenport, Charles

Restrictions

fair, tears in margin.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Verticale file 4: OVR 1-10