Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-7722

Description

Colored lithograph of water celebration on Boston Common. Includes circular seal of Boston. Molded gilt and gesso wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
coloring
gesso
gilding
glass (material)
lithography
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Gesso
Gilded
Lithography
Hand Colored
PICTURE

Inscription

1) Entitled ""VIEW OF THE WATER CELEBRATION, On Boston Common October 25th 1848."" 2) Incribed ""Respectfully dedicated to His Honor Josiah Quincy Jr. Mayor, the City Council and Water Commissioners."" 3) Inscription flanking circular seal of Boston: ""SICUT PATRIBUS SIT DEUS NOBIS / CONDITA, AD /1630, / CIVITATIS REGIMINE DONATA AD 1222.""

Associated Building

Subject Boston Common,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

29.625 x 42.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.428

Places

Massachusetts (United States)