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Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Item Information

Title:
Philadelphia
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: With a fine watercolor painting of American interest on the fore-edge of each volume, as follows: A view of Philadelphia showing the Delaware with boats in the foreground and buildings in the distance.
Date:
(c) 1838
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Marine paintings
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Cities & towns
Waterfronts
Sailboats
Rivers
Places:
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia (county)Philadelphia
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1838.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Speeches of Henry Lord Brougham, upon questions relating to public rights, duties, and interests : with historical introductions, and a critical dissertation upon the eloquence of the ancients, vol. 1
Additional information: Philadelphia cityscape attributed to the "Dover" painter (1928-1933).
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000159A
Call #:
DA536 .B7A3
Barcode:
39999063117251