Fragments of "The Boston Cultivator" farm journal

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1849-1850

GUSN

GUSN-290760

Description

Four fragments of "The Boston Cultivator" farm journal dating from circa 1849-1850. Pages of the newspaper were used to cover a wall. The newspaper covered an early nineteenth-century medallion and sprig wallpaper, see 2001.281.957.1ab. An imprint of the wallpaper is visible on some of the newspaper fragments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

newspapers
wall coverings
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Newspaper

Inscription

"Whelan home - Centerville" (Written on scap of "The Standard-Times" newspaper, New Bedford, Massachusetts, July 29, 1963)

Associated Building

Original To Whelan House,

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 2001.281.957.1AB

Maker

The Boston Cultivator (Printer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 12 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.957.2A-D

Places

Centerville (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)