Statuary Room of the Athenaeum, Boston, Mass., 1855

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1855

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. / The Athenaeum

GUSN

GUSN-258302

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Description

This engraving depicts the statuary gallery on the first floor of the Athenaeum. There are people sitting in the middle of the room viewing the statues. A description clipped from another source is on the item verso.

Details

Descriptive Terms

galleries (display spaces)
statues
costume (mode of fashion)
antiques (object genre)
libraries (buildings)
interior views
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR12a

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-03-23

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.1050.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5.25 x 7.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Capt. Wm. B. Clarke, 1922

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Warren, Asa Coolidge, 1819-1904 (Artist)

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Boston Athenaeum

Subjects

Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Beacon St. / The Athenaeum