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To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New England is humbly dedicated by his excellencys most obedient and humble servant Will Burgiss /

To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New En...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows selected buildings pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark indecipherable. Wheat & Brun no. 227. Includes index to selected buildings and embellished t... more

[Bird's-eye view of Boston, Massachusetts, with two vignettes of Natives hunting] / J. Turner, Boston, sculpt.

[Bird's-eye view of Boston, Massachusetts, with two vignettes of Nativ...

Title devised by Library staff. Similar view of Boston incorporating lower left vignette of Native hunting was engraved by J. Turner and published in the American Magazine, 1745 August, title page.

[View of Boston] / J. Turner.

[View of Boston] / J. Turner.

Print shows bird's-eye view of Boston, Massachusetts, with view of Native hunting and a palm tree in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The American Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Bo... more

A view of the City of Boston the capital of New England, in North America / drawn on the spot by his excellency Governor Pownal.

A view of the City of Boston the capital of New England, in North Amer...

Print shows view of Boston, Massachusetts, from Cambridge looking across the Charles River; a shortened view with reduced skyline. Title from item. Print attributed to Pierre Charles Canot.

Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

Grundriss von der Stadt Boston und ihren Gegenden.

Scale ca. 1:45,000. Relief shown by hachures. Plate "No. 18." "T. XVI. B." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. Indexed. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 884 Available also through... more

Plan de la ville et du port de Boston; capitale de la Nouvelle Angleterre.

Plan de la ville et du port de Boston; capitale de la Nouvelle Anglete...

Scale ca. 1:11,300. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Attributed to Bellin in Boston Engineering Department's List of maps of Boston published between 1600 and 1903. Includes text, ward index, and index t... more

A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets, to the year, 1769.

A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with t...

Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy annotated in ink. On bottom of the sheet, covered with a heavy outer neat line: Engraved and printed by Fra. Dewing, Boston NE. 1722. Sold ... more

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

[Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Dept... more

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England - and the landing of --- troops in the year 1768, in consequence of letters from Gov. Bernard, the commissioners, &c. to the British ministry / P. Revere.

A prospective view of the town of Boston, the capital of New-England -...

Print shows eight British warships (numbered and identified in bottom margin) in the harbor with Boston in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: Edes & Gill's North-American almanack, and Massachusetts re... more

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775.

Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps... more

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

Exact plan of General Gage's lines on Boston Neck in America.

Scale ca. 1:3,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylv[ani]a magazine." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North A... more

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Boston, S. West part. No. 25.

Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications... more

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army / B. Romans.

A view of the lines thrown up, on Boston Neck, by the Ministerial Army...

Print with legend shows and identifies several locations in the vicinity of Boston, including John Hancock's house, Beacon Hill, the British encampment on McHill, and a blockhouse. Title from item. Illus. on ma... more

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: 1775.

A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent...

Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hil... more

[Plan of the Neck and environs.

[Plan of the Neck and environs.

Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to differe... more

A view of Boston from Dorchester Neck / Wm. Pierre delin.

A view of Boston from Dorchester Neck / Wm. Pierre delin.

Print shows view across harbor of Boston from Dorchester, Massachusetts. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, ..... more

[Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June 30th. 1775.--J.M.

[Plan of the "Neck" and fortifications] Delivd. to H.E. Gl. Gage, June...

Scale ca. 1:5,650. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 148. Alternate title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps: Works for defense of Boston. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolo... more

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His Excellency Major General Howe, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's forces, &c.

Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His...

Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North Ame... more

Plan of Boston & vicinity.

Plan of Boston & vicinity.

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink an... more

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Boston from Willis Creek / Wm. Pierre delin.

Print shows distant view of Boston from across river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-17... more

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels. Drawn by an engineer at Boston, Octr. 1775. The principal part of this plan was survey'd by Richard Williams, Lieutenant at Boston ...

A plan of Boston, and its environs, shewing the true situation of His ...

Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military and general interest. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 932 Available also through the Librar... more

Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.

Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃...

Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American force... more

Fort on Noddles Island.

Fort on Noddles Island.

Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces... more

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

[Rough draught of Boston and harbour.

Scale ca. 1:18,500. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Shows location of troops a... more

Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

Fort on Dorc̃ester Point.

Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by... more

Richtige ubbildung der bon den Americanischen probinzialisten belagerten und wiedereroberten Hauptstadt und festung Boston in America

Richtige ubbildung der bon den Americanischen probinzialisten belagert...

Print shows the British evacuation of Boston, Massachusetts, on March 17, 1776.

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies.

A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteri...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... more

Fort on Charlestown Point.

Fort on Charlestown Point.

Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same h... more

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. Since the evacuation of Boston ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 933 Available also through the Library of Con... more

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the plans of other gentlemen.

A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majest...

Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault ... more

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775,

Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against...

Scale ca. 1:24,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 913 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

A Temporary project for a star redout [sic] to contain 150 men.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 53." On verso, partly illegible and in a different hand: Boston ... part of the ... project for the war ... Drawing of a fortification on the road t... more

Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June 1775.

Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of C...

Scale ca. 1:19,000. Relief shown by hachures. Battle of Bunker Hill shown pictorially. From James Murray's Impartial history of the present war in America. v. 1. p. 431. Includes historical note on fires and in... more

S.E. prospect from an eminence near the common, Boston / del. & engrav'd by S. Hill.

S.E. prospect from an eminence near the common, Boston / del. & engrav...

Print shows bird's-eye view of southeast Boston. Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, Monthly museum of knowledge and rational entertainment. Boston, Mass. : Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T.... more

View of the triumphal arch and colonnade, erected in Boston / engrav'd by S. Hill.

View of the triumphal arch and colonnade, erected in Boston / engrav'd...

Print shows an arch spanning the street in front of the state house in Boston, Massachusetts, in honor of George Washington's visit in October 1789. Title from item. Illus. in: The Massachusetts magazine, or, M... more

The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt. / engrav'd, printed & sold by Paul Revere, Boston.

The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 177...

Print shows British troops firing on a group of citizens on a street in Boston, Massachusetts, with the Royal Custom House known as "Butcher's Hall" on the right, the First Church and Town House in the backgrou... more

A plan of Boston : from actual survey /

A plan of Boston : from actual survey /

Includes index to selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, annotated "purchased at Boston 1806" in pen-and-ink in lower left margin,... more

Map of Boston in the state of Massachusetts : 1814 /

Map of Boston in the state of Massachusetts : 1814 /

Shows wards. Includes inset of Boston Neck and embellished title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, soiled, sectioned and mounted on c... more

Reply to bobalition of slavery

Reply to bobalition of slavery

One of several racist parodies of black American illiteracy, dialect, and manners issued in Boston at various times between 1819 and 1832. Others in the series are "Grand Bobalition or Great Annibersary Fussibl... more

Grand bobalition, or "Great anniversary fussible"

Grand bobalition, or "Great anniversary fussible"

Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides parodying the manners, illiteracy, and dialect of Boston blacks. (See no. 1819-2.) The illustration shows a black militia troop marching from left to right. The ... more

Grand celebrashun ob de bobalition ob African slaver!!!

Grand celebrashun ob de bobalition ob African slaver!!!

Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides parodying the manners, illiteracy, and dialect of Boston blacks. (See no. 1819-2.) This one is facetiously dated "Uly 14, 1825, 6 month and little more beside," ... more

Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!

Dreadful Riot on Negro Hill!

Another in the "bobalition" series of broadsides, parodying black manners, illiteracy, and dialect. (See no. 1819-2.) The text describes, in the words of a "letter from Phillis to her sister in the country," a ... more

Bobalition of slavery

Bobalition of slavery

Another in the series of "bobalition" broadsides, marking the July 14 celebration of the anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade. (See no. 1819-2). The text, facetiously dated "Uly 14teenth 18 hundred ... more

Massachusetts and Rhode Island /

Massachusetts and Rhode Island /

Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by H.S. Tanner in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes statistical table and indexed inset of Bo... more

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshan...

A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more

The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the claret coloured coat

The decapitation of a great block head by the mysterious agency of the...

A cryptic and anonymous satire probably referring to the 1834 "decapitation" of the wooden figure-head of Andrew Jackson, placed on the ship "Constitution" when it was refitted at Boston. The deed was perpetrat... more

The town of Boston in New England

The town of Boston in New England

Scale ca. 1:5,600. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. "Engraved from a copy in the possession of Wm. Taylor Esq ... " "Sold by Capt. John Bonner and Willm. Pric... more

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

The American Marseillaise, or voice of the people

An illustrated sheet music cover for a Whig campaign song, "The American Marseillaise," composed by Benjamin Cahill to mark the July 4, 1844, Boston Clay rally. In keeping with the title and the occasion of the... more

Approaching Boston U.S. July 17th 1846

Approaching Boston U.S. July 17th 1846

Drawing showing two panoramic views of Boston, Massachusetts, from a vantage point in the harbor; top, "WNW 5 miles" with ship under sail on the left, at "1st sight of Boston U.S. Friday July 17th 1846, Cambria... more

Approaching Boston U.S. July 17th 1846

Approaching Boston U.S. July 17th 1846

Drawing showing two panoramic views of Boston, Massachusetts, from a vantage point in the harbor; top, "WNW 5 miles" with ship under sail on the left, at "1st sight of Boston U.S. Friday July 17th 1846, Cambria... more

Slavery as it exists in America. Slavery as it exists in England

Slavery as it exists in America. Slavery as it exists in England

A challenge to the Northern abolitionist view of the institution of slavery, favorably contrasting the living conditions of American slaves (above) with the lot of the industrial poor in England (below). The fi... more

Vicinity of Boston, from Bunker Hill monument, 1853 / engraved by James Smillie.

Vicinity of Boston, from Bunker Hill monument, 1853 / engraved by Jame...

Print showing a bird's-eye view, looking north and west, of the city of Boston and notable landmarks of the surrounding communities. Includes numbered key identifying prominent features.

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its foundations for the purpsoe of permanent elevation

Sketch of a house in the streets at Boston Mass: being raised from its...

Drawing shows a three-story house in Boston, raised off its foundations on stones and logs to increase its elevation. Wallis was a British Commissioner from the Foreign Office to the United States in 1853. Orig... more

City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters

City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City &...

City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Is... more

Honor to Washington. A national ode

Honor to Washington. A national ode

An elaborate emblem to the memory of George Washington, illustrating the cover of a song in his honor composed by B. A. Burditt. The song, according to the text, was written "Expressly for the celebration of th... more

Coliseum-Interior

Coliseum-Interior

No. 2. Title from Library Staff.

Coliseum - interior / John P. Soule, 199 Washington St., Boston.

Coliseum - interior / John P. Soule, 199 Washington St., Boston.

Stereograph showing interior of concert hall, including the 8 feet in diameter drum, for the National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts.

Empty hall looking in the opposite direction
Coliseum filled with crowd

Coliseum filled with crowd

No. 5. Title from item.

Big crowd in decorated room

Big crowd in decorated room

No. 6. Title from item.

Bird's-eye view of Boston, United States.

Bird's-eye view of Boston, United States.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 274 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651

View of Boston, July 4th 1870.

View of Boston, July 4th 1870.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 273 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1

World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum

World's Peace Jubilee, 1872 -- Boston Coliseum

Stereograph shows an interior view of the Boston Coliseum decorated for the 182 World's Peace Jubilee. Title from item. Entered according to act of Congress, A.D. 1872, by Chas. Pollock, in the Office of Librar... more

The city of Boston.

The city of Boston.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 275 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Beers' fire insurance district map of the city of Boston

Beers' fire insurance district map of the city of Boston

Scale 1:6,000; 500 feet = 1 in. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Hand colored. Shows fire alarm stations, engine houses, and hook and ladder and hose companies. Available also through the Library of C... more

Boston bird's-eye view from the north.

Boston bird's-eye view from the north.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 276 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

The political pot in Boston : who will get the pork?

The political pot in Boston : who will get the pork?

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

Our national coast defenses

Our national coast defenses

No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

AntiMasonic Convention in Valdimor [on the] corner-stone march

AntiMasonic Convention in Valdimor [on the] corner-stone march

An illustrated sheet music cover for a march dedicated to the Masons. According to the text the march was performed "at the Ceremony of laying the Corner Stone of the Masonic Temple, Boston." The illustration p... more

View of Boston, Massachusetts 1880.

View of Boston, Massachusetts 1880.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 278 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

Map of Boston for 1883

Map of Boston for 1883

Scale 1:19,800; 100 rods to an in. "Published expressly for the Boston Directory." "Forbes Co., Boston." "The circles show half mile distances from city hall." LC copy imperfect: torn along folds. Hand colored.... more

Boston Highlands, Massachusetts. Wards 19, 20, 21 & 22 of Boston.

Boston Highlands, Massachusetts. Wards 19, 20, 21 & 22 of Boston.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 281 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1

Map of Boston, 1888, published expressly for the Boston directory

Map of Boston, 1888, published expressly for the Boston directory

Scale 1:19,800; 100 rods to an in. "Circles show half mile distances from city hall." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651

The great Boston fire Nov. 9th 1872--Loss about $150,000,000

The great Boston fire Nov. 9th 1872--Loss about $150,000,000

Aerial view of great Boston fire. 18543 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by The American Fine Art Co., Milwaukee. Photograph of drawing.

Map of the city of Boston and vicinity

Map of the city of Boston and vicinity

"Circles show half mile distance from City Hall." Includes inset of Breed's Island. LC copy fold-lined, missing sections at corners and fold lines, annotated in col. ink to show radial distances, and annotated ... more

Boston 1899.

Boston 1899.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 279 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2

Map of Boston and adjacent country showing that city to be the geographical as well as intellectual and moral centre of one half of the globe /

Map of Boston and adjacent country showing that city to be the geograp...

Relief shown pictorially. Annotated in black ink on verso: Map of Boston. LC copy imperfect: Brittle; portions of edges missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; ... more

Tremont Street, Boston Mass.
Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument, Boston, Mass.

Postcard shows the granite obelisk of the Bunker Hill Monument and outbuildings through the trees. Bunker Hill Monument is on Breed's Hill in Boston, it is a National Historic Landmark commemorating the Battle ... more