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    Bobalition of slavery 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on laid paper ; 12 x 17.5 cm. | Another in the series of "bobalition" broadsides, marking the July 14 celebration of the anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade. (See no. 1819-2). The text, facetiously dated "Uly 14teenth 18 hundred and 30 tu," consists of a letter to "Captain Ookpate" from "Pomp Peters" and "Cezar Garbo"...
    • Date: 1832
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    Reply to bobalition of slavery 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on laid paper ; 10.5 x 24 cm. | One of several racist parodies of black American illiteracy, dialect, and manners issued in Boston at various times between 1819 and 1832. Others in the series are "Grand Bobalition or Great Annibersary Fussible" (no. 1821-1), "Grand and Splendid Bobalition of Slavery" (1822, Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania),...
    • Date: 1819
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    Grand bobalition, or "Great anniversary fussible" 1 print : woodcut with letterpress, on laid paper ; 12 x 17.5 cm. | Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides parodying the manners, illiteracy, and dialect of Boston blacks. (See no. 1819-2.) The illustration shows a black militia troop marching from left to right. The text, facetiously dated "Bosson, Uly 14, 18021" consists of a letter of instruction from "Cesar Crappo" to...
    • Date: 1821
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    Grand celebrashun ob de bobalition ob African slaver!!! 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on laid paper ; 11.5 x 19 cm. | Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides parodying the manners, illiteracy, and dialect of Boston blacks. (See no. 1819-2.) This one is facetiously dated "Uly 14, 1825, 6 month and little more beside," suggesting it appeared in 1825 or 1826. It is illustrated with silhouette figures of black men,...
    • Date: 1825
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    Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill! 1 print : woodcut with letterpress on wove paper ; 12.3 x 18.5 cm. | Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides, parodying black manners, illiteracy, and dialect. (See no. 1819-2.) The text describes, in the words of a "letter from Phillis to her sister in the country," a nocturnal attack by white Bostonians on black freedmen and their homes. The letter is facetiously...
    • Date: 1827
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    Approaching Boston U.S. July 17th 1846
    Friday July 17th 1846 Cambria Steam Packet
    1 drawing : graphite ; 16.2 x 25 cm. | Drawing showing two panoramic views of Boston, Massachusetts, from a vantage point in the harbor; top, "WNW 5 miles" with ship under sail on the left, at "1st sight of Boston U.S. Friday July 17th 1846, Cambria Steam Packet" with "Bunker's Hill Mt." at right, in the distance; bottom, "2nd view of Boston Lt....
    • Contributor: Seymour, Michael
    • Date: 1846
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    Approaching Boston U.S. July 17th 1846
    Friday July 17th 1846 Cambria Steam Packet
    1 drawing : graphite ; 16.2 x 25 cm. | Drawing showing two panoramic views of Boston, Massachusetts, from a vantage point in the harbor; top, "WNW 5 miles" with ship under sail on the left, at "1st sight of Boston U.S. Friday July 17th 1846, Cambria Steam Packet" with "Bunker's Hill Mt." at right, in the distance; bottom, "2nd view of Boston Lt....
    • Contributor: Seymour, Michael
    • Date: 1846
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    Boston, Charlestown & Bunker Hill as seen from the fort at Roxbury, 1828 1 drawing : pencil. | Bird's-eye view of Boston and vicinity showing distant view of Beacon Hill and the Massachusetts State House.
    • Contributor: Smith, John Rubens
    • Date: 1828
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    Boston parks. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1 v. (5 items) : ill., maps ; 24 cm. | A bound collection of 5 items and 6 maps including pamphlets and proceedings of meetings related to public parks in Boston, Massachusetts and vicinity between 1869-1881.
    • Contributor: United Engineering Society - Crocker, Uriel H. (Uriel Haskell),. Plan for a Public Park - Crocker, Uriel H. (Uriel Haskell)
    • Date: 1869
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    The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people 1 print : lithograph on wove paper ; 24.8 x 20.3 cm. (image) | An illustrated sheet music cover for a Whig campaign song, "The American Marseillaise," composed by Benjamin Cahill to mark the July 4, 1844, Boston Clay rally. In keeping with the title and the occasion of the piece the artist evokes the memory of the Revolution, and draws a parallel between...
    • Contributor: W. Thayer & Co. - Cahill, Benjamin
    • Date: 1844
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    Honor to Washington. A national ode 1 print : lithograph printed in colors, on wove paper ; 35.6 x 24.8 | An elaborate emblem to the memory of George Washington, illustrating the cover of a song in his honor composed by B. A. Burditt. The song, according to the text, was written "Expressly for the celebration of the 83d Anniversary of American Independence, and performed before the City Authorities of...
    • Contributor: Bufford, John Henry - Oliver Ditson & Co.
    • Date: 1859
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    Panorama photographs copyrighted by Irving Underhill 26 photographic prints : 18 gelatin silver, 8 silver printing-out paper ; 17.5 x 58.5 in. or smaller. | Images include: cityscape and waterfront views of New York City skyscrapers; Madison Square, Columbus Circle, City Hall Park and Park Row in New York City; views of East River and bridges; view of Manhattan from Equitable Building; Boston waterfront; Niagara Falls; Eastern League baseball game...
    • Contributor: Underhill, Irving - Bolmer, Daniel G.
    • Date: 1876
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    Great Peace Jubilee, Boston, [June, 1869] 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Soule, John P.
    • Date: 1869
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    Coliseum--Boston, Mass. 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Soule, John P.
    • Date: 1869
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    Coliseum, --(Peace Jubilee) 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Bowler, F. C. - Bowler, F. C., Active
    • Date: 1869
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    World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format) | Stereograph shows an interior view of the Boston Coliseum decorated for the 182 World's Peace Jubilee.
    • Contributor: Pollock, Charles
    • Date: 1872
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    World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format) | Stereograph shows an interior view of the Boston Coliseum with crowds gathering for the World's Peace Jubilee; a statue in the foreground.
    • Contributor: Pollock, Charles
    • Date: 1872
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    World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format) | Stereograph shows an interior view of the Boston Coliseum.
    • Contributor: Pollock, Charles
    • Date: 1872
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    World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Pollock, Charles
    • Date: 1872
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    Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Preston, William Gibbons
    • Date: 1872
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    World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Coliseum, --exterior 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Preston, William Gibbons
    • Date: 1872
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    Stereographs of Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts 12 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereograph, albumen ; 9 x 18 cm. | Photographs show Boston Common, Boston Public Garden, Washington's Monument at the Public Garden, Bunker Hill Monument, Copps Hill Cemetery, Faneuil Hall, the residence of Paul Revere, and boys playing ball on the commons. Photographs also show the residences of the poets James Russell Lowell and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in...
    • Contributor: Barker, George
    • Date: 1889
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    Coliseum filled with crowd 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Smith, E. F.
    • Date: 1869
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    Man sitting alone on a chair 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Smith, E. F.
    • Date: 1869
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    Big crowd in decorated room 1 photograph : print on card mount ; mount 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)
    • Contributor: Smith, E. F.
    • Date: 1869