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Man and child, lantern slide

Man and child, lantern slide

SFFf-1992078.0005..Description: The girl is probably Anna Øye, later married Nordang (1906-1997). The man holding her is Elling J. Øyehol (born 1841) from Heimste-Holen...Photographer: S. J. Beckett...www.fylke... More

A woman wearing a headdress

A woman wearing a headdress

Format: Hand painted lantern slides...Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication...Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection..General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www... More

The wall of Tuan Cheng (Circular City) in Beihai Park

The wall of Tuan Cheng (Circular City) in Beihai Park

Format: Hand painted lantern slides...Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication...Part Of: Powerhouse Museum Collection..General information about the Powerhouse Museum Collection is available at www... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Stairway]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Stairway]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola. Also, Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600 and Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Loggia of the Muses, upper court]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Loggia of the Muses, upper court]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa  Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of Pegasus]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of Pegasus]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600 and Carlo Maderno. Also, Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. First terrace]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. First terrace]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also:Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name: ... More

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Entrance drive]

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Entran...

Site History. House Architecture: First half 16th century, purchased by Arthur Acton 1907. Landcape: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton. Other: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton owned the villa in 1925. Also k... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Casino steps]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Casino steps]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also, Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Terrace wall]

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Terrac...

Site History. House Architecture: First half 16th century, purchased by Arthur Acton 1907. Landscape: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton. Other: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton owned the villa in 1925. Also ... More

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Terrace wall]

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Terrac...

Site History. House Architecture: First half 16th century, purchased by Arthur Acton 1907. Landscap: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton. Other: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton owned the villa in 1925. Also k... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Table]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Table]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Dolphins]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Dolphins]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Staircase by the Fountain of the Lights]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Staircase by the Fountain of the ...

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Water chain]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Water chain]

Earliest example of a stepping cascade. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012 and Gardenvisit.com, page viewed 10/4/2012) Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Lands... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Moors]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Moors]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Associated Names: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere, and Carlo Maderno. Al... More

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Villa stairway]

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Villa ...

Site History. House Architecture: First half 16th century, purchased by Arthur Acton 1907. Landcape: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton. Other: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton owned the villa in 1925. Also k... More

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Entrance drive]

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Entran...

Site History. House Architecture: First half 16th century, purchased by Arthur Acton 1907. Landcape: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton. Other: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton owned the villa in 1925. Also k... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Bench at Fountain of the Dolphins]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Bench at Fountain of the Dolphins...

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Associated Names: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere and G... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Giants]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Fountain of the Giants]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola and Carlo Maderno, 1568-1600. Also, Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere. Associated Name:... More

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Stairway to lower terrace]

[Villa La Pietra, via Bolognese, 120, Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Stairw...

Site History. House Architecture: First half 16th century, purchased by Arthur Acton 1907. Landscape: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton. Other: Arthur and Hortense Mitchell Acton owned the villa in 1925. Also ... More

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Casino parterre]

[Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Lazio, Italy. Casino parterre]

Site History. House Architecture: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola, 1568-1600. Landscape: Giacomo (Jacopo) Barozzi da Vignola. Associated Names: Tomaso Ghinucci, fontaniere, and Giovanni Francesco Gambara, 1... More

First Church in Boston, 1632 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

First Church in Boston, 1632 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

First Church in Boston, 1632. The First Parish of Boston had been organized in Charlestown in 1630 and crossed to Boston in the autumn with the Rev. John Wilson, who preached out in the open air under the trees... More

Part of page 201 in parish register of First Church in Charlestown

Part of page 201 in parish register of First Church in Charlestown

Part of page 201 in parish register of First Church in Charlestown. Showing entries of baptisms in 1632 and 1633. There are printed copies of this old register (years 1632-1789) in at least 30 public libraries,... More

Bill for labor on Meeting House - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bill for labor on Meeting House - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bill for labor on Meeting House. Dated Sept. 25, 1750. Addressed to the town, which is recorded as having ordered the work on January 21, 1750. The charges were at the rate of 4 shillings a day, and totaled 18 ... More

Request of Sept. 16, 1788 for special town meeting to consider slaughter house at the North Bridge, leading to Wapping Street

Request of Sept. 16, 1788 for special town meeting to consider slaught...

Request of Sept. 16, 1788 for special town meeting to consider slaughter house at the North Bridge, leading to Wapping Street. Signed by Samuel Henley and 18 other objectors, including Amos Tufts, John and Davi... More

First Church on Town Hill, built in 1783 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

First Church on Town Hill, built in 1783 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

First Church on Town Hill, built in 1783. Steeple designed by Charles Bulfinch and executed by Captain D. Goodwin, Jr. The mansion at the right was the parsonage built for the Rev. Jedediah Morse. Courtesy of B... More

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Ridannde man och kanon.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Ridannde man och ...

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Ridannde man och kanon.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Gepard, lejon och gasell/hjort.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Gepard, lejon och...

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Gepard, lejon och gasell/hjort.

St. Mary's Church - Charleston, Boston Mass.

St. Mary's Church - Charleston, Boston Mass.

St. Mary's Church. Built in 1829 on Richmond Street, now Rutherford Avenue, near Union Street. Its size was 45 by 133; and there were galleries on three sides. The interior showed patterns and scrolls in fresco... More

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Riddare vid elden.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Riddare vid elden...

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Riddare vid elden.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Gycklare.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Gycklare.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Gycklare.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Eldsprutande drake samt två mindre drakar och två gubbar.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Eldsprutande drak...

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Eldsprutande drake samt två mindre drakar och två gubbar.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Två kvinnor och två stångande getter.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Två kvinnor och t...

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Två kvinnor och två stångande getter.

The home of Dr. John S. Whiting - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The home of Dr. John S. Whiting - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The home of Dr. John S. Whiting. Built originally as a blacksmith shop back of the wooden residence of the blacksmith, Deacon Amos Tufts (prominent in the First Church) about 1800. The widening of Bow Street to... More

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Skämtbild.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Skämtbild.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Skämtbild.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Fem män i röd mantel och mössa.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Fem män i röd man...

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Fem män i röd mantel och mössa.

Dexter house, Green Street - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Dexter house, Green Street - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Dexter house, Green Street. Built by Samuel Dexter in 1794. The beautiful stairway was the admiration of all visitors. Dexter sold the house in 1800 to Giles Alexander. Nathan Bridge, son of Matthew, lived ther... More

Navy Yard, Chas'n - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Navy Yard, Chas'n - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Navy Yard, Charlestown. Showing two large ship houses, a three masted schooner, and two side wheelers with sails. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Strid till häst.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Strid till häst.

Handmålad bild på glas för Skioptikon/Laterna magica.Strid till häst.

Kettell house - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Kettell house - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Kettell house. Built in 1790, by Thomas Russell on property bought in 1790 from Samuel Dowse. The building was intended to be an academy, and for many years was used by the Russell Academy of Charlestown. About... More

The Edes House - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The Edes House - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Edes House. First dwelling erected after the destruction of the town in 1775. It was owned by Thomas Edes, the ancestor of Henry H. Edes, who wrote the chapter entitled "Charlestown in the Last Hundred Years" i... More

Ships model, 1815 or so - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Ships model, 1815 or so - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Ships model, 1815 or so. Named U.S.S. Portsmouth and labeled as by Josiah Barker, naval constructer U.S.N., from the lines of the privateer "Union" built by him at Charlestown, 1815. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Hunnewell house - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Hunnewell house - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Hunnewell house. Built just after 1817 by Joseph Thompson. Soon after occupied by Amos Binney, one of the wealthiest men of Boston, and then by Commodore Perry, U.S.N. (afterward the widely known commander of t... More

McLean Asylum - Charleston, Boston Mass.

McLean Asylum - Charleston, Boston Mass.

McLean Asylum. Opened Oct. 6, 1818, on Miller's or Cobble Hill, which had been a highly important fortified position in winter of 1775. The hill has now been almost removed for the B. & M. R.R. freight switchya... More

Indenture of 1818 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Indenture of 1818 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Indenture of 1818. Leasing a stall in Market House for three years at fifty-one cents per week for the sale of meats. This Indenture, made the twenty seventh day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousan... More

American S.S. Savannah - Charleston, Boston Mass.

American S.S. Savannah - Charleston, Boston Mass.

American S.S. Savannah. The first steam (and sail) ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Built in New York as a sailing vessel, and later fitted with steam engine and removable paddle wheels. Crossed from savannah ... More

House of Hon. James Russell, built in 1780 (1790?) - Charleston, Boston Mass.

House of Hon. James Russell, built in 1780 (1790?) - Charleston, Bosto...

House of Hon. James Russell, built in 1780 (1790?) Built as soon as could by after the fire of 1775, the location was unfortunate, directly on the market-place of a growing town, and it got the popular name of ... More

Bunker and Breed's Hills from the Navy Yard, about 1823

Bunker and Breed's Hills from the Navy Yard, about 1823

Bunker and Breed's Hills from the Navy Yard, about 1823. In the foreground, the commandant's house of brick with two bold swells toward the garden and the harbor, was built in 1809 and to this day has been cont... More

Certificate of membership of the Bunker Hill Monument Assoc. - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Certificate of membership of the Bunker Hill Monument Assoc. - Charles...

Certificate of membership of the Bunker Hill Monument Assoc. This certificate is made out to Dr. Rufus Wyman, signed by the officers and a dozen members of the Association, and gives the date of founding as 182... More

French lithograph of Lafayette at laying of corner stone. - Charleston, Boston Mass.

French lithograph of Lafayette at laying of corner stone. - Charleston...

French lithograph of Lafayette at laying of corner stone. Drawn by Mlle. d' Hervilley a Paris. Lithographer, deLangline. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Flier of Art Union of Needlework at 9 Bow Street

Flier of Art Union of Needlework at 9 Bow Street

Flier of Art Union of Needlework at 9 Bow Street. Advertising membership at $5.00 a year and referring to a piece of embroidery representing the resignation of the crown by Mary, Queen of Scotland, as worth $30... More

Litho. of prison yard and outline plan of ground, Pendleton's lithography, Boston

Litho. of prison yard and outline plan of ground, Pendleton's lithogra...

Litho. of prison yard and outline plan of ground. The first State prison buildings were completed in 1805 and occupied in December of that year when 32 convicts were received from Fort Independence on Castle Is... More

Letter to Monument Association from Thomas Jefferson - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Letter to Monument Association from Thomas Jefferson - Charleston, Bos...

Letter to Monument Association from Thomas Jefferson. Written from Monticello, July 21, 1825. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Schooners at Neponset River - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Schooners at Neponset River - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Schooners at Neponset River, end of Quincy granite railroad. A wall painting by Marjorie Goodspread White in the Ships Haven Restaurant in Quincy. This railroad conveyed the granite for Bunker Hill Monument. Th... More

Ursuline Convent on Mt. Benedict - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Ursuline Convent on Mt. Benedict - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Ursuline Convent on Mt. Benedict. In 1820 on Mount Benedict, in what was then Charlestown without the Neck and is now East Somerville, a community of the Order of St. Ursula (established in 1536) purchased an e... More

The Monument in 1830 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The Monument in 1830 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The Monument in 1830. In November, 1827, Willard reported: "It is two years since we commenced quarrying at our ledge.. What has been done thus far, has been done with our hands tied.." in Jan., 1829, all work ... More

Request that Shippie Street be renamed Townsend Street, March 14,1831

Request that Shippie Street be renamed Townsend Street, March 14,1831

Request that Shippie Street be renamed Townsend Street, March 14,1831. Signed by Caleb Pierce, Sam Devens, Nathan Pratt, James K. Frothingham and others. Townsend Street has now become the lower end of Chestnut... More

Remonstrance of April 2, 1832 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Remonstrance of April 2, 1832 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Remonstrance of April 2, 1832 against setting the gun house on the training field. "To the Gentlemen, composing the committee chosen at the town meeting on Monday, 5th Inst to report to the town on the subject ... More

State Prison 1833 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

State Prison 1833 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

State prison, 1833. Lynde's Point, on which the State Prison in Charlestown was later erected, was sold by Captain McNeil in November 1800 to the state commissioners appointed by the legislature. It contained o... More

Certificate of Bunker Hill Monument Association in 1833. - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Certificate of Bunker Hill Monument Association in 1833. - Charleston,...

Certificate of Bunker Hill Monument Association in 1833. This certificate hung for many years in a general store in a small town of southern New Hampshire, being finally sold in public auction to John Lothrop. ... More

U.S.F. Constitution in 1834 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

U.S.F. Constitution in 1834 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

U.S.F. Constitution in 1834. Moored between the U.S. 74's Columbus and Independence at the Charlestown Navy Yard in June. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Document no. 3 regarding surrender of lands for new street along N.E. side of Bunker Hill, November 10, 1835

Document no. 3 regarding surrender of lands for new street along N.E. ...

Document no. 3 regarding surrender of lands for new street along N.E. side of Bunker Hill, November 10, 1835. Refers to Medford Street apparently and asks that it be 50 feet wide and removed from the Mystic Riv... More

McLean Asylum in 1835 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

McLean Asylum in 1835 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

McLean Asylum in 1835. "It is situated on one of the most beautiful spots in the vicinity of Boston, which was formerly the estate of a gentleman of great wealth and was selected by him on account of the salubr... More

National House - Charleston, Boston Mass.

National House - Charleston, Boston Mass.

National House. Oliver C. Cutter and James Walker, Prop. Corner of Chelsea and Joiner Streets. This hotel is still listed in the Boston street directory of 1923 as standing on the east side of Chelsea Street. C... More

The Monument in 1837 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The Monument in 1837 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

The Monument in 1837. Work remained suspended until the Ladies Fair in 1840, and five thousand dollar gifts from two prominent citizens started the work again. The two and a half ton capstone was set in place i... More

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Skioptikon målad i färg på glasskiva.

Universalist Church - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Universalist Church - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Universalist Church. Before enlargement and rebuilding in 1863. Built between April and Sept. 1811, tower and bell being added in 1840. At left is the second vestry (on north side of lot), built in 1843. The fi... More

Sketch of two historic dolls - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Sketch of two historic dolls - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Sketch of two historic dolls. Boy doll was made to sell for Bunker Hill Monument Fund in 1840. Polly Summer, the other doll, was English- made, dated 1773. Sketch by M.M. Kendall. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Hymn sheet for lecture at 210th anniversary of First Congregational Church, November 13, 1842

Hymn sheet for lecture at 210th anniversary of First Congregational Ch...

Hymn sheet for lecture at 210th anniversary of First Congregational church, November 13, 1842. Including text of hymn by William B. Tappan, beginning: God of our fathers, while our ears shall hear the chronicle... More

Cover of "76" Quick Step - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Cover of "76" Quick Step - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Cover of "76" Quick Step. Lithograph by Thayer and Son. Performed by the Boston Brass Band at the dedication to the Monument, June 17, 1843, and dedicated to Bunker Hill Monument Association. The drawing was pr... More

Warren Bridge, June 17 1843 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Warren Bridge, June 17 1843 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Warren Bridge June 17, 1843. Showing the parade from Boston approaching the dedication exercises of June 17 at Bunker Hill Monument. The bridge was built in 1828 and was a quarter of mile long when first made. ... More

Bunker Hill Monument looking S.E. - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument looking S.E. - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument looking S.E. Engraved by A.V.S. Anthony from drawing by Edwin A. Abbey. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Pulling Jack, sketched for Solomon Willard's book of 1843 on Monument.

Pulling Jack, sketched for Solomon Willard's book of 1843 on Monument.

Pulling Jack, sketched for Solomon Willard's book of 1843 on the monument. This machine was contrived and first used at the Bunker Hill quarry in Quincy. The power is about ten tons or with the addition of a sh... More

Frontispiece to 31 page book of 1843 by Solomon Willard, its architect, about "Plans & sections of the obelisk on Bunker's Hill with details of experiments made in quarrying."

Frontispiece to 31 page book of 1843 by Solomon Willard, its architect...

Frontispiece to 31 page book of 1843 by Solomon Willard, its architect, about "Plans & sections of the obelisk on Bunker's Hill with details of experiments made in quarrying." Shows no windows & no details of t... More

Reprint of badges of 1843 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Reprint of badges of 1843 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Reprint of badges of 1843. Framed print from original plate from which badges were struck off at the celebration of the dedication of the completed Bunker Hill Monument, June 17, 1843. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Colored engraving of Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Colored engraving of Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Colored engraving of Bunker Hill Monument. The North End of Boston and Beacon Hill appear in background. The costumes suggest an earlier period than 1843 when the Monument was actually completed. Courtesy of Bo... More

Sketch from Solomon Willard's book of 1843, showing underground foundation 12 ft. deep and 50 ft. square for Bunker Hill Monument

Sketch from Solomon Willard's book of 1843, showing underground founda...

Sketch from Solomon Willard's book of 1843, showing underground foundation 12 ft. deep and 50 ft. square for Bunker Hill Monument which as declared July 5, 1825 five weeks after the laying of the cornerstone, w... More

Rydal Mt. Ladies Boarding School - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Rydal Mt. Ladies Boarding School - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Rydal Mt. Ladies Boarding School. The home of the Nathan Tufts, who died in 1835, was occupied by his widow until 1843 when it became the Rydal Mount Ladies Boarding School for a number of years. The house stoo... More

Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument. Frontispiece of Richard Frothingham's "The Battle of Bunker Hill." The end of the first high school building shows at the left. The house with the cupola is that of Phineas J. Stone on Con... More

Cover of Nicholson's "Quick step" - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Cover of Nicholson's "Quick step" - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Cover of Nicholson's "Quick step." Shows square rigger firing cannon. Navy Yard and Bunker Hill Monument in the background. The typical ship's house of this period shows five tiers of windows. Courtesy of Bosto... More

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