Boston Lincolnshire

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1840

GUSN

GUSN-55733

Description

"Boston Lincolnshire." River scene with large church in background. Eglomise matting and black molded frame. Note on back "On the river Witham: has a population of above 16,000. Its principal object of interest is the church of St. Botolph after which St. the town was named Botolph's town which has a lofty perpendicular tower known as Boston Stump, w/ an octagonal crown, New Englanders in 1857 built a chapel in this church in memory of th Revd. John Cotton who was vicar of the Church before he went to America in the 16tn century. There is some interesting ancient stained glass in the guild hall. There are other ancient buildings among them. Shod friars Hall w/ it's quaint timber walls is worth a visit. Boston in the Fen District. The meres and marshes of which have mostly been converted into pasture and arable lands. It is about 5 miles from The Wash on arm of the sea surrounded by Lincolnshire Cambridgeshire and Norfolk/ SRH/ 17A Elder Road/ Kensington W./ 13 Nov 1915" "John M Chandler Boston framer"

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Landscape
Unidentified Paper
Landscape

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Chandler, John M. (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

14.25 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.67

Places

Massachusetts (United States)