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Twentieth Century Boston

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Title:
Twentieth Century Boston
Description:
This black and white lithograph depicts Boston, Boston Harbor, and environs from an aerial perspective. The image was delineated by Bert Poole, 1907, and was based (presumably) on a pencil and wash drawing. The image is subtitled "The best city in the United States to live in, to do business in, and to visit." It was published by the City of Boston Publicity and Information Bureau. Statistical and promotional text surrounds the central image.
Delineator:
Poole, A. F.
Publisher:
City of Boston Publicity and Information Bureau
Date:
1902–1912
Format:
Prints
Genre:
prints (visual works)
lithographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
aerial views
statistics
cities
advertising campaigns
Places:
MassachusettsBoston Harbor
Extent:
1 lithograph
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Identifier:
199117
Call #:
GC002.02.097