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View of the city of Boston from Dorchester Heights

Author: Robert Havell; W A Coleman
Publisher: New York : Published by W.A. Coleman, 205 Broadway, ©1841.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Original artwork   Archival Material : English
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A view of Boston and Boston Harbor circa 1840 as seen from the south in Dorchester, Mass. In the foreground, six people are shown on a prominence overlooking Boston Harbor. Numerous ships are shown in the Harbor. The Massachusetts State House, the Old State House, the Old South Meetinghouse and the Old North Church can be seen on a hill in the background. Charlestown, with the Bunker Hill Monument, is lightly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aquatints
Pictorial works
Material Type: Graphic, Original artwork
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Havell; W A Coleman
OCLC Number: 352899099
Notes: Publisher's imprint states that print was "[p]ublished by W.A. Coleman 205 Broadway, for Robt. Havell Sing Sing N. York." Some impressions of this print record Havell as the publisher at 172 Fulton Street, New York. Havell moved to Sing Sing (later Ossining) New York in 1841 or 1842.
Copyright statement partially legible: "[Entered according to act of Congress in] the year 1841 by Robt. Havell in the district clerk's office of the United States for the southern district of N. York."
"Bunkers Hill" printed under image.
Description: 1 print on wove paper : aquatint, hand-colored ; image and title text 35 x 46 cm. (cropped)
Responsibility: painted & engraved by Robt. Havell.

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A view of Boston and Boston Harbor circa 1840 as seen from the south in Dorchester, Mass. In the foreground, six people are shown on a prominence overlooking Boston Harbor. Numerous ships are shown in the Harbor. The Massachusetts State House, the Old State House, the Old South Meetinghouse and the Old North Church can be seen on a hill in the background. Charlestown, with the Bunker Hill Monument, is lightly sketched in to the right of Boston.

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