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View of the town of Boston from Breeds Hill in Charlestown

Item Information

Title:
View of the town of Boston from Breeds Hill in Charlestown
Description:
This engraving presents a detailed panoramic view of the city and harbor, with a bridge connecting the foreground (consisting of a landscape with a large fence and a cow) to the background.
Engraver:
Hill, Samuel, 1766?-1804
Date:
1792
Format:
Prints
Genre:
copper engravings (visual works)
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
distant views
panoramas
landscapes (representations)
harbors
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Breeds Hill (peak)
Extent:
1 engraving
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, 1934
Identifier:
198227
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.0650.008