A view of Boston taken on the road to Dorchester


A view of Boston taken on the road to Dorchester

Item Information

Title:
A view of Boston taken on the road to Dorchester
Description:
A view of Roxbury, Boston Harbor, and Boston, Mass. taken from a vantage point in Roxbury or Dorchester. The city of Boston and Boston Harbor are shown in the distance. The Shirley-Eustis house, the home of Governor William Shirley and later Governor William Eustis, in Roxbury is visible in the middle ground.
Creator:
Newton, James, 1748-ca. 1804
Creator:
Pierrie, William.
Creator:
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824
Name on Item:
drawn by Wm. Pierrie ; engrav'd by James Newton.
Date:
1776
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Boston Harbor (Mass.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Eustis, William, 1753-1825
Shirley, William, 1694-1771
Places:
MassachusettsBoston Harbor
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonRoxbury
Publisher:
[London] : Published according to an Act of Parliament by J.F.W. Des Barres
Notes:
From J.F.W. Des Barres' Atlantic Neptune.
Extent:
1 view : aquatint, hand-colored ; 42 x 63 cm.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_004514
Call #:
G1106.P5 D47 1781
Barcode:
30000003818422
Terms of Use:
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