Plan of the Harbour of Boston from surveys made under the direction of Commissioners appointed by a Resolve of the Legislature, passed March 5th, 1835

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1837-01-28

Location Note

Vertical file 3: plot plan 4

GUSN

GUSN-250971

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Description

Map of Boston Harbor with topographical information. Important landmarks and points of interest are clearly denoted, including wharves, streets, bridges and railroad depots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

maps
harbors
ports
wharves
streets
bridges (built works)
railroad stations
plans (maps)

Physical Description

1 plan

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1923-06-30

Reference Code

AR001.PLOT.025

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

39.5 x 28 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
South Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Cambridgeport (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Perham, Benjamin Franklin, 1806-ca. 1837 (Surveyor)
Moore's Lithography (Lithographer)

Material Type

plans (maps)

Subjects

Navy-yards and naval stations

Accruals Note

On the verso, another print of a commerical advertisement for skiing in Maine is visible.

Restrictions

Scotch-taped on the back, torn edges.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 3: plot plan 4