Map of the Boston Water Works prepared under the direction of the Cochituate Water Board, 1852

Collection Type

  • Maps and atlases

Date

1852

Location Note

Vertical file 3: plot plan 4

GUSN

GUSN-250984

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Description

This map shows each community in the water district, from Boston Harbor to Lake Cochituate. It gives a great view of Boston to Framingham with every aquaduct, lake, pond, port, and also railroad shown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

aqueducts
bays (bodies of water)
waterworks
lakes (bodies of water)
ponds (water)
ports
railroads
maps
watershed maps

Physical Description

1 map

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1923-06-30

Reference Code

AR001.PLOT.028

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

30 x 42 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Brighton (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Wayland (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Newton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Weston (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Framingham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Somerville (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Malden (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester Bay (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [bay]
Lake Cochituate (Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [lake]

Record Details

Originator

Perkins, Charles (Delineator)
Tappan & Bradfords (Lithographer)

Material Type

maps
watershed maps

Restrictions

Good except for a big tear on the edge of the upper left side and some smaller edge tears.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 3: plot plan 4