Library of the Athenaeum

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1855

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-258303

Description

This engraving depicts the Library on the second floor of the Athenaeum. There are tables in the center and busts lining the room. People look through the stacks at the books or sit at the tables studying.

Details

Descriptive Terms

libraries (rooms)
busts (figures)
costume (mode of fashion)
reading
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR12c

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.1050.003

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

Restrictions

Fair

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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