Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Bostons paying the excise-man or tarring & feathering 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows a mob pouring tea into the mouth of a Loyalist who has been tarred and feathered. Behind the group, on the right, is the "Liberty Tree" from which hangs a noose and a sign "Stamp Act" written upside down; on the left, revolutionaries on a ship pouring crates of tea into the water.
    • Contributor: Johnston, David Claypoole
    • Date: 1830
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A New method of Macarony making as practised at Boston 1 print : lithograph. | Print shows two American revolutionaries tarring and feathering the tax collector. In the background, a gallows.
    • Contributor: Johnston, David Claypoole
    • Date: 1830
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    First blow for liberty 1 print : engraving. | Print show scene at the Battle of Lexington, 1775.
    • Contributor: Ritchie, Alexander Hay - Darley, Felix Octavius Carr
    • Date: 1863
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Anthony Burns 1 print on wove paper: wood engraving with letterpress ; 42.8 x 33.2 cm (sheet) | Print shows a portrait of the fugitive slave Anthony Burns, whose arrest and trial under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 touched off riots and protests by abolitionists and citizens of Boston in the spring of 1854. A bust portrait of the twenty-four-year-old Burns is surrounded by scenes...
    • Contributor: Andrews, John
    • Date: 1855
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Landing of the Pilgrims on Plymouth Rock, 1620] 1 print : engraving ; on sheet 58.5 x 75.9 cm. | Print showing a woman being helped ashore from a small boat held in position against a rock or ledge by men with ropes and poles; in the background on the right, other Pilgrims kneel in prayer.
    • Contributor: Andrews, Joseph - Rothermel, Peter Frederick
    • Date: 1869
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    L'entrée au port de Boston dans l'Amérique gravée d'aprés le tableau de Vernet Print of an idealized, European view of Boston Harbor showing a fort, possibly Castle William on Castle Island, in the foreground are two men on shore, one on horseback and the other carrying a drum on his back, and two men in a boat.
    • Contributor: Annert, Friedrich Albert - Vernet, Joseph
    • Date: 178?
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    L'entrée au port de Boston - dans l'Amérique 1 print : etching and engraving. | Print of an idealized, European view of Boston Harbor showing a fort, possibly Castle William on Castle Island, and men on shore, and two men in a boat in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Annert, Friedrich Albert - Vernet, Joseph
    • Date: 1780
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Mendelssohn Quintette Club of Boston (organized 1849) 1 print : hand-colored lithograph ; sheet 47 x 54.8 cm. | Print shows a group portrait of six members of the Mendelssohn Quintette Club of Boston with their instruments; shown are, from left, Bernhard Listemann, E.M. Heindl, Rudolph Hennig, Ludwig Emanuel Manoly, Thomas Ryan, and Gustav Dannreuther.
    • Contributor: Armstrong & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
    • Date: 1878
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Bird's eye view of Boston 1 print : lithograph, color ; 66.5 x 90.5 cm. (sheet)
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - Sarony & Major
    • Date: 1850
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Boston - bird's eye view from the north 1 print : chromolithograph ; 55.7 x 70.7 cm. (sheet)
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John
    • Date: 1877
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Boston, from City Point near Sea Street 1 print : aquatint with watercolor. | Print showing a view of Boston harbor with boats in the foreground and the city and a windmill in the background.
    • Contributor: Bennett, W. J. (William James) - Megarey, Henry I.
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Boston, from the ship house, west end of the navy yard 1 print : aquatint with watercolor. | Print showing a view of Boston harbor with boats at dock on the left, boats and ships on the harbor, and the city in the background.
    • Contributor: Bennett, W. J. (William James) - Megarey, Henry I.
    • Date: 1833
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    View of the great dam, Holyoke, Mass. From South Hadley Falls 1 print : lithograph (one tint stone)
    • Date: 1868
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    View of the grounds & structures of the United States Agricultural Society, at its third exhibition in Boston 1855 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 18.6 x 44.9 cm, on mount 25.4 x 51.3 cm. | Print shows a bird's-eye view of the fairgrounds at the United States Agricultural Society exhibition in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1855, showing large tents at center with many spectators milling about the grounds, also shows a variety of carriages, as well as exhibit facilities along the right and...
    • Contributor: L.H. Bradford & Co.
    • Date: 1855
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Springfield Bicycle Club--Bicycle Camp-Exhibition & Tournament, Springfield, Mass, U.S.A., Sept. 18, 19, 20, 1883 1 print : lithograph, color. | Crowd along railroad tracks with people on bicycles in foreground; tents, bicycle track, and river in background.
    • Contributor: Milton Bradley & Co.
    • Date: 1883
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jamaica Pond, West Roxbury, Mass. 1 print : lithograph, color. | People ice skating on Jamaica Pond, West Roxbury, Mass.
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith
    • Date: 1859
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Old Boston. Beacon Hill from Mt. Vernon St. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 45.2 x 31.3 cm, on mount 46.3 x 32.6 cm. | Print shows pedestrians walking along "Mt. Vernon" Street in Boston, Massachusetts, with a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument, designed by Charles Bulfinch, on Beacon Hill, in the background, at the time (ca. 1811) when Beacon Hill was being reduced in size.
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith - Smith, John Rubens - Smith, George Girdler
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Old Boston. Beacon Hill from Derne St. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 46.1 x 29.9 cm, on mount 47 x 30.9 cm. | Print shows a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by Charles Bulfinch, at the top of Beacon Hill, with William Thurston's house on the left, at the time (ca. 1811) when Beacon Hill was being reduced in size, and with the...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith - Smith, John Rubens - Smith, George Girdler
    • Date: 1857
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Old Boston. Beacon Hill, with Mr. Thurston's house, from Bowdoin St. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 40.5 x 39.7 cm, on mount 41.5 x 40 cm. | Print shows a view of William Thurston's house near the top of Beacon Hill, in Boston, Massachusetts, from Bowdoin Street, at the time (ca. 1811) when Beacon Hill was being reduced in size, with a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument, designed by Charles Bulfinch.
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith - Smith, John Rubens - Smith, George Girdler
    • Date: 1858
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Old Boston. Beacon Hill from Mt. Vernon St., near the head of Hancock St. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 36.2 x 40.4 cm, on mount 36.9 x 41.6 cm. | Print shows many laborers digging into Beacon Hill, in Boston, Massachusetts, at the time (ca. 1811) when Beacon Hill was being reduced in size, with a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument, designed by Charles Bulfinch, on Beacon Hill, and William Thurston's house in the...
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith - Smith, John Rubens - Smith, George Girdler
    • Date: 1858
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Old Boston. Beacon Hill from the present site of the reservoir between Hancock & Temple Sts. 1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 40.6 x 38.7 cm, on mount 41 x 38.9 cm. | Print shows many laborers digging into Beacon Hill, in Boston, Massachusetts, at the time (ca. 1811) when Beacon Hill was being reduced in size, with a view of the Beacon Hill eagle monument, designed by Charles Bulfinch, and the Massachusetts State House, also designed by Bulfinch.
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith - Smith, John Rubens - Smith, George Girdler
    • Date: 1858
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A view of the mansion of the late Lord Timothy Dexter in High Street, Newburyport, 1810 1 print : lithograph, hand colored. | View of mansion of Timothy Dexter, Newburyport, Massachusetts, with key to the statues and several lines of explanation below picture.
    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford's Lith
    • Date: 1840
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Minot's Ledge Light House. Massachusetts Bay, near Cohasset 1 print : lithograph ; sheet 46.8 x 57.4 cm. | Print of measured drawing shows lighthouse as elevation and sections.
    • Contributor: Burrill, Edward - Frink, A.
    • Date: 1860
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A view of the City of Boston the capital of New England, in North America 1 print : etching and engraving. | Print shows view of Boston, Massachusetts, from Cambridge looking across the Charles River; a shortened view with reduced skyline.
    • Contributor: Canot, Pierre Charles - Pownall, Thomas
    • Date: 1757
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    A south east view of the great town of Boston in New England in America 1 print : etching, hand-colored. | Print shows view of Boston from the harbor, with ships in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Carwitham, J. (John)
    • Date: 1730