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Beacon Hill, from Mt. Vernon St., near the head of Hancock St.

File name: 08_02_002261

 

Box label: J.R. Smith prints: Excavation of Beacon Hill in 1811

 

Title: Beacon Hill, from Mt. Vernon St., near the head of Hancock St.

 

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Creator/Contributor: Smith, John Rubens, 1775-1849 (artist); J.H. Bufford & Co. (lithographer)

 

Date issued: 1858

 

Date created:

 

Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph, color ; 10 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.

 

Genre: Chromolithographs

 

Subjects: Hills; Buildings

 

Notes: Title from item.; Lithograph is from an original watercolor drawing done on the spot in 1811-1812 by John Ruebens Smith. The lithograph was published in 1858 by Smith, Knight & Tappan, 186 Washington Street.

 

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Statement of responsibility: From a drawing made on the spot by J.R. Smith in 1811, 12 ; J.H. Bufford's Lith. 313 Washington St.

 

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

 

Rights: Rights status not evaluated.

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