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City Hall, Boston, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
City Hall, Boston, Mass.
Description:
This slightly sepia-toned lithograph shows very good architectural detail of City Hall with an impressionistic view of landscaping and Niles building next to City Hall in shadows. There are groupings of people in front and the legend gives the dates of building construction and names of the building committees and mayors during the period. Gridley J. F. Bryant & Arthur Gilman Architects.
Date:
1860–1870
Format:
Prints
Genre:
prints (visual works)
lithographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
public buildings
mayors
committees
construction (assembling)
city halls
School Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Old City Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 lithograph
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923.
Identifier:
198865
Call #:
GC002.02.012