Digital Commonwealth

View of Boston

Item Information

Title:
View of Boston
Description:
Hand-colored lithograph of early dock scenes in Boston. Sailing vessels, and steam ships are in the harbor and taller Boston buildings are in the background. In the foreground a one-horse wagon, man and dog are transporting a barrel and two men and two women are strolling the docks. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt.
Maker:
Currier, Nathaniel
Date:
1848
Format:
Prints
Genre:
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
harbors
sailing vessels
steamboats
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Hand Colored
Sailing vessel
Steamboat
Harbor
Places:
New York
Massachusetts
Extent:
12.75 in. x 17 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
Accession #:
1998.692
Identifier:
19840