Boston: View of the city and harbor

Edwin Whitefield (American (born in England), 1816–1892)


Dimensions

Image: 19.8 x 50.3 cm (7 13/16 x 19 13/16 in.) Sheet: 30.3 x 57.2 cm (11 15/16 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.2480

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil, pen and watercolor on vetically lined paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Field foreground; city beyond.

Inscription

LL in graphite: E. Whitefield; UR: View of Boston; scattered notes and sketches of buildings.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875