Measured west elevation of the John Hancock House, Boston, Mass., ca. 1863

Description

Architect John Hubbard Sturgis drew this measured drawing of the west elevation of the John Hancock House on Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, that was demolished in 1863.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic houses
dwellings
measured drawings
exterior elevations

Physical Description

1 measured exterior elevation: black ink, watercolor, and graphite emendations on wove paper

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1965

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.0250.004.005

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Sturgis, John Hubbard, 1834-1888 (Draftsman)

Material Type

measured drawings
exterior elevations

Other People

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Description Level

Component