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Stonehenge - watercolors fore edge painting

Stonehenge - watercolors fore edge painting

Information from accompanying cards: Fore edge painting of Stonehenge. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

View of Trajan's Column through three archways

View of Trajan's Column through three archways

Possibly made by Rowlandson on a trip to Rome. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Monument on Beacon Hill, Boston
Monument to the Rev. John Harvard - Charleston, Boston Mass.
William Walcot - Piccadilly, London
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

Services on Bunker Hill for 17 June, 1825 - Charleston, Boston Mass.
On the XVII day of June, MDCCXXV, at the request of the Bunker Hill Monument Association
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

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

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

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

Solomon Peirce, soldier of the revolution - Arlington Mass.
Foot of the Rocks - Arlington Mass.
Soldiers' Monument - Arlington Mass.
Bunker Hill and Monument
Niles estate tower - Arlington Mass.
Soldiers' Monument - Arlington Mass.
Soldiers' Monument - intersection of Massachusetts Ave. & Broadway - Arlington Mass.
Position of ditto. [Monument, right of Dogan-lu [Doganli valley]].
Monument, right of Dogan-lu [Doganli valley].
Phrygian Monument near Gombet-li [Kümbet].
"'76" quick step, Boston Massachusetts
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

Card commemorating the dedication of the Bunker Hill Monument in 1843.
Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.
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, Boston Massachusetts
Webster's oration, delivered at the Bunker Hill Celebration, 17th June, 1843
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

Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.
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

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

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

French engraving, "Monument de Bunker's Hill" - Charleston, Boston Mass.
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

Cover of "A Song for New England" - Charleston, Boston Mass.
Cover of Masonic Ode by Thomas Power - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Cover of Masonic Ode by Thomas Power - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Cover of Masonic Ode by Thomas Power. Written in 1845, showing first Monument "erected A.D. 1794, by King Solomon's Lodge of Freemasons, constituted at Charlestown, 1783, in memory of Major General Warren and h... More

City seal of 1847 showing Bunker Hill Monument on an imagined square
John Harvard monument in Phipps Street Burial Ground - Charleston, Boston Mass.

John Harvard monument in Phipps Street Burial Ground - Charleston, Bos...

John Harvard monument in Phipps Street Burial Ground. Bunker Hill Monument shows in the right background and at the extreme left one gets a clear view of the true Bunker Hill, with five houses and a windmill ne... More

Boston, Massachusetts. View of Bunker Hill Monument, Charles[town]

Boston, Massachusetts. View of Bunker Hill Monument, Charles[town]

View of Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, built 1824-43, Solomon Willard architect Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Bunker Hill Monument and three brick residences - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument and three brick residences - Charleston, Boston M...

Bunker Hill Monument and three brick residences. 1848. From a booklet of that year, containing the "Panoramic View from Bunker Hill Monument," drawn by R.P. Mallory. The three brick residences seem to have been... More

Ether Monument, Public Garden, Boston, Stereoscope Card
Boston and vicinity. The Public Garden
City seal and list of points of interest, 1850 - Charleston, Boston Mass.

City seal and list of points of interest, 1850 - Charleston, Boston Ma...

City Seal and list of points of interest, 1850. The "Ice Houses" are the fourth item of interest, and were presumably near the end of Warren Bridge, where the Fitchburg R.R. ended until 1848. Courtesy of Boston... More

Ether Monument, Public Garden, Stereoscope Card
Bunker Hill Monument, June 17, 1875
The Perry statue, Newport, R.I., Stereoscope Card
Hamilton statue, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
R W monument, Stereoscope Card. Rhode Island, 19th century.
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Colt memorial, Stereoscope Card.19th century.  Boston Public Library Collection.
Interior of top of Monument without people in sight - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Interior of top of Monument without people in sight - Charleston, Bost...

Interior of top of Monument without people in sight. Circular chamber is 18" high and 11" diameter. Reached by two hundred ninety-four steps. Two Revolutionary cannon. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, Mass., Stereoscope Card
Col. Williams' Monument, near Bloody Pond
Monument and First High School - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Monument and First High School - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Monument and First High School. House on the east corner of Monument Street was built by Mrs. Henry Forster. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

R W Park, Stereoscope Card. Rhode Island, 19th century.
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
City Hall, Stereoscope Card. Rhode Island, 19th century.
Unidentified memorial in a church, Stereoscope Card
Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Boston Common
Ball's statue of Gen. Washington, Public Gardens (side view)
Princes Street, Dunedin, New Zealand - Muir & Moodie / Burton Brothers Studio
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Bunker Hill Monument - Charleston, Boston Mass.
Soldier's Monument training field - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Soldier's Monument training field - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Soldier's Monument training field. Decorated by 5th Maryland Regiment, June 17, 1775. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Franklin Statue in front of City Hall, Boston
Soldiers and Sailors' Monument, Charlestown, Stereoscope Card
Hamilton statue, Commonwealth Av., Boston, Mass.
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Prof. Agassiz, Stereoscope Card.19th century.  Boston Public Library Collection.
The tiger and cubs. -Statue, Stereoscope Card
Unidentified memorial in a church, Stereoscope Card
Statue of Franklin, School Street, Boston
Bunker Hill Monument looking east - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument looking east - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument looking east. Old North Church in right background and #7 Monument Square (with cupola) erected 1848 by the Hon. G. Washington Warren, first Mayor of Charlestown, 1847-1850, later state sen... More

Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, Mass., Stereoscope Card
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Washington Statue, Public Garden, Boston, Stereoscope Card
Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, Stereoscope Card
Boston and vicinity. The Public Garden
Bunker Hill Monument showing Monument Square Methodist Church - Charleston, Boston Mass.

Bunker Hill Monument showing Monument Square Methodist Church - Charle...

Bunker Hill Monument showing Monument Square Methodist Church. Three At the left is the house occupied by John Wade Damon (Sawyer pp. 405-8) and purchased in 1863 or so by Capt. Washington Thomas, said to have ... More

Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Boston Common
Dunedin, Looking South from the Octagon, New Zealand - Muir & Moodie
Statue of Edward Everett, Public Garden, Boston, Mass.
The hall of fame, Sterescope Card, Boston Public Library
Phipps Street Cemetery showing Harvard monument shaded by many young trees

Phipps Street Cemetery showing Harvard monument shaded by many young t...

Phipps Street Cemetery showing Harvard monument shaded by many young trees. Richard Frothingham's "History of Charlestown" on pages 74-77 tells of the contributions of John Harvard to our young colony from the ... More

Statue of Franklin, School Street, Boston
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Statue de Bartholomuex Corléoné Venise, Stereoscope Card
Ether Monument, Boston, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
City Hall, Stereoscope Card. Rhode Island, 19th century.
Ether Monument, Public Garden, Boston, Stereoscope Card
Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown, Stereoscope Card
Hamilton statue, Commonwealth Avenue, Stereoscope Card
Washington Statue, Public Garden, Boston, Stereoscope Card
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Bunker Hill Monument, Stereoscope Card. Boston, 19th century.
Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Boston Common
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