Digital Commonwealth

Boston

Item Information

Title:
Boston
Description:
"The above shows the appearance of Boston, as seen from the south-west, near the intersection of the Providence and Worcester Rail Road: the State House, with its towering dome, and the Common appear in the central part. Bunker Hill Monument is seen on the extreme left."
Artist:
Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885
Engraver:
Willard, Asaph, 1786-1880
Date:
1840
Format:
Prints
Genre:
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
distant views
capital cities
railroads
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 engraving
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Mrs. J.W. Perkins, 1918
Identifier:
198212
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.0650.003