Historic Boston hand-colored engravings published during the 1800’s tell a great American History story. The scenes below were depicted at the time the events actually happened. These are not reproductions but original illustrations for periodicals such as Harper’s Weekly and Gleason’s Pictorial Magazine.
Small historic Boston engravings, from the mid 1800’s
These small engravings of historic Boston, published in the mid 1800’s. Most are steel plate engravings. They are in their original condition. Beautiful intense inks make the engravings appear like a photograph of the landscape. Too early for photography, these images are important printed relics, about 150 years old. Paper sizes range from 5×8″ to 7×10″ with image sizes about 4 1/2 x 7.” Call Anne at 413-245-4197 to place your order.
A Framed, Antique Nautical Chart: Historic Boston Harbor from 1866.
This is a beautiful, 1866 map of Boston Harbor. The region of Cape Anne-Cape Cod. An 1866 water-colored engraving. This antique map of Boston Harbor, is a 19th century nautical chart. Framed and ready to hang. Archival frame job. $950. 45 x 51 x 3″. Buy now, this antique chart. See a framed nautical chart of Martha’s Vineyard, in Buy it Now.
Historic Boston Scenes: Engravings from Illustrated Newspapers
A selection of wood engravings from 19th century newspapers:
These are the actual images people were seeing and reading nationwide, and Internationally. Beautiful professional water coloring has been added to some of the images seen below, enhancing the look of the antique engraving. This is historic art & pertinent artwork for antique homes and collectors of American History alike… Call Anne at 413-245-4197 to discuss your order.
Historic Boston: Beacon Hill “The Senator from Massachusetts Interrupts!” April 10, 1897.
The Senator from Massachusetts speaks! This antique half tone, was half engraved and half photographically printed. “The Senator from Massachusetts Interrupts,” drawn by W. A. Rogers, for Harper’s Weekly, a front page article for the popular illustrated newspaper, from April 10, 1897. Measurements are 11 x 16″ $150.
Historic Boston Scenes: Antique Maps & Hand-Colored Engravings, Over 100 Years Old
Extraordinary 19th Century Women Casting Votes, Making Boston History in 1888
This notable antique engraving, published Harper’s Weekly. Harper’s Weekly was sold a once a week by subscription, and by newsboys. The illustrated newspaper published in the 1857 – 1916. It was very popular during the second half of the 1800’s. The scenes depicted were very detailed and everyone wanted to read about what was happening in America and beyond! The scene Women Voting at the Municipal Election in Boston issued on December 11, 1888 measures 11×16″ $125.
Animated Antique Maps of Massachusetts & Historic Boston:
Map of The City and Vicinity of Boston, 1852
The City and Vicinity of Boston Massachusetts. This rare map is from the original surveys by J.C. Sidney. Published by J.B. Shields, at 119 Hanover St. (North End) Boston, in 1852. The size is 36 x 40.” Damage to edges, water stains to top. A fabulous piece of Boston History $1600. Call Anne at 413-245-4197 to discuss this historic Boston map.
A Source for Decorative Antique Prints that focus on Boston History
Should you be surrounding yourself with antique prints? Focus on your fascination with Boston history. It is the perfect way to decorate a dedicated space. They area could be a culmination of old scenes, views & antique maps. The authentic antique engravings, antique maps of Boston, landmarks & events are mostly from the 1800’s. Sourced from printed relics such as Harpers Weekly, Gleasons Pictorial, Ballous Pictorial, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper & more. Boston History Matters! See Buy Now Options. See more, early American views you can buy now. Phone: 413-245-4197 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for visiting!