Detail View: JCB Archive of Early American Images: A Perspective View of the Town of Boston, the Capital of New-England, and of the Landing of --- Troops in the Year 1768 ...

Accession number: 
29833
Record number: 
29833-1
JCB call number: 
DD Drake 3189
Image title: 
A Perspective View of the Town of Boston, the Capital of New-England, and of the Landing of --- Troops in the Year 1768 ...
Creator 1: 
Paul Revere
Creator 1 dates: 
1734-1818
Place image published: 
[Boston]
Image publisher: 
[Edes & Gill]
Image date: 
[1770]
Image function: 
frontispiece
Technique: 
metal cut
Image dimension height: 
7.8 cm.
Image dimension width: 
14.5 cm.
Page dimension height: 
16.2 cm.
Page dimension width: 
9.5 cm.
Materials medium: 
ink
Materials support: 
paper
Languages: 
English
Description: 
View of Boston and Boston harbor with eight ships. Built environment includes dwellings, churches, wharves, and boats. Items in the image are numbered for identification in key at bottom.
Source Title: 
Edes & Gill's North-American almanack, and Massachusetts register, for the year 1770
Source place of publication: 
Boston
Source publisher: 
Printed ... and Sold by Edes & Gill, in Queen-Street; and T. & J. Fleet at the Heart and Crown, in Cornhill
Source date: 
1770
notes: 
Image placed horizontally on page.
Time Period: 
1751-1800
References: 
Brigham, C.S. Paul Revere's engravings, p. 134
Provenance/Donor: 
Acquired in 1946.
Owner and copyright: 
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Commentary: 
geographic area: 
North America
Subject Area: 
Geography, maps, city views and plans
Subject headings: 
Boston Harbor ( Mass.)--Description and travel