Digital Commonwealth

Boston Court House

Item Information

Title:
Boston Court House
Description:
Shows the front and side of the Boston Court House, with a tailor store on the far left. Surrounding buildings are evident. The image depicts the Court House and its surrounding scenery during the trial concerning the fugitive slave case. Includes a mob scene surrounding the building. The police are shown on duty at the entrance in anticipation of the mob, with the front door half open.
Engraver:
Worcester & Co.
Date:
1959
Format:
Prints
Genre:
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
slaves (people)
courthouses
scenes (depictions)
trials
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 engraving on newsprint
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
198810
Call #:
GC002.01.MA.3700.004