Copper Engraving Plate\n

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-310832

Description

Copper engraving plate of a Hunneman & Co Boston Engine [fire engine].

Details

Descriptive Terms

printing plates
copper alloy
Surface, Printing
Plate, Printing
Plate, Printing

Inscription

"Hunneman & Co./ Boston" and "Fire Engine & Fire Apparatus" [in reverse] (Engraved)
Envelope marked "CMW Engravings Boston & 18th century fire engine"

Additional Identification Number

1299.127

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.127

Places

Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)