Digital Commonwealth

Southwest view of the Old State House as it looked in 1793, Boston, Mass.

Item Information

Title:
Southwest view of the Old State House as it looked in 1793, Boston, Mass.
Description:
The image is a photomechanical print of an engraving by Samuel Hill of the Old State House in Boston. This image was issued in the periodical, "The Massachusetts Magazine", in July 1793. The view is from the southwest. The streets are bustling with pedestrians, carts, and wagons.
Engraver:
Hill, Samuel, ca. 1766-1803
Format:
Prints
Photographs
Genre:
photomechanical prints
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
commercial buildings
capitols
public buildings
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
copper engravings (visual works)
southwest (positional attribute)
exterior views
barrels (containers)
horse-drawn vehicles
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 photomechanical print
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
195198
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7520.001