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15
Name: 

New Boston State House built on Beacon Hill in 1795

View:    New State House
Description:   

Plate 5” in dark blue with a repetitive rose and leaf medallion border. The center of the plate is outlined by a dentil-style border. The center shows a close up of the Boston State House designed by Charles Bulfinch and completed on Beacon Hill in 1795.  The State House is set off by clouds and is enclosed by a fence in the foreground.

Potter: John & William Ridgway, 1814-1830 (Cauldon Place) Hanley
Date: ca. 1825
Artist:

Nathaniel Dearborn (1786-1852) Illustrator; Abel Bowen (1790-1850) Engraver

Marks:

(On reverse) No printed Ridgway mark [see AAS#: 206]

View Source:

Engraved by Abel Bowen (after Nathaniel Dearborn), printed by Henry Bowen, and published by Charles Shaw in 1817 in A Topographical and Historical Description of Boston (AAS: Dated Books Collection).

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