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Laws of the Commonwealth for the Government of the Massachusetts State Prison...on the Completion of the New Prison, October 1829.

1830
Illustrated by William Austin (American, 1778–1841), Lithographer Pendleton's Lithography, Boston (American, founded in 1825), Printer Bunker Hill Aurora (American, 19th century)


Place of Publication: Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 15.8 x 1.1 cm (9 5/8 x 6 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.186

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two lithographs

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Charlestown: Press of the Bunker Hill Aurora, 1830) 24.5 cm; 112 pp., plus 2 plates; contemporary gray paper wrappers.


Charlestown: Press of the Bunker Hill Aurora, 1830

Provenance

Inscribed pen and brown ink on outside front wrapper "Messrs Davis & Brooks / New York"; anonymous donor, by whom given to MFA, March 14, 1957.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Francis B. Sayre former Commissioner of Correction