Digital Commonwealth

View of the city of Boston

Item Information

Title:
View of the city of Boston
Description:
This is a view of Boston and Back Bay when the railroad causeways had been established. The State House can be seen in the center of the image. The steeple to the right of the State House may be Park Street Church. Two laborers and a woman walk along the causeway bed. The Worcester Railroad train travels outbound on the left side of the image. The Providence Railroad travels inbound in the center of the image.
Format:
Prints
Genre:
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
exterior views
landscapes (environments)
transportation
railroads
churches (buildings)
capitols
state government
public buildings
causeways
historic landscapes
Boston and Worcester Railroad Corporation
Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBack Bay
Extent:
1 print (some color) ; 6 x 8 1/4 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Greg Smart, October 1997.
Identifier:
322196
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.0650.009