03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Poster for Boston Park Guide

Charles Herbert Woodbury (1864–1940)
Poster for Boston Park Guide, 1895
Color lithograph
Purchase; Karin Arntz Dumbaugh and Charles T. Dumbaugh Fund, 2020.

03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Poster for The Chap-book

Will H. Bradley (1868–1962)
Poster for The Chap-book, 1895
Color lithograph
Purchase, Bartlett Hayes Jr. Poster Fund and Charles E. Mason Jr. Print Fund, 2020

03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Carte de visite portrait of Frederick Douglass

George Kendall Warren (1834–1884), photographer
Carte de visite portrait of Frederick Douglass, about 1879
Albumen photograph on mount
Purchase, William Morris Hunt II Photography Fund, 2020

03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Carte de visite portrait of Sojourner Truth

Attributed to Corydon C. Randall (1841–1908), photographer
Carte de visite portrait of Sojourner Truth, about 1882
Albumen photograph on printed mount
Purchase, William Morris Hunt II Photography Fund, 2020
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03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Cigarette card of pedestrian Frank Hart

Heppenheimer & Maurer, lithographers
Cigarette card of pedestrian Frank Hart (New York: Between the Acts & Bravo Cigarettes, about 1880)
Tinted lithograph
Purchase, State Street Bank Print Fund, 2020
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03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Views of Boston

Views of Boston, about 1890 
Schraubthaler (coin-shaped case) housing accordion-folded, tinted-lithographs of Boston scenes 
Chicago: Rand McNally and Company
Purchase, Karin Arntz Dumbaugh and Charles T Dumbaugh Fund, 2020

03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Ashes to Ashes

Shirley Whitaker
Ashes to Ashes
Connecticut River Valley: SAW Press, 2018
Purchase, Jerrold I. W. Mitchell Fund, 2018
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03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: A South East View of the Great Town of Boston in New England in America

John Carwitham (active ca. 1723–1741)
A South East View of the Great Town of Boston in New England in America, about 1737
Engraving
Purchase, Katherine Lane Weems Print Fund, 202

03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Portraits of James Trask Woodbury & Augusta Porter Woodbury

Sarah Goodridge (1788–1853)
Portraits of James Trask Woodbury & Augusta Porter Woodbury, 1828
Watercolor miniatures on ivory
Purchase, Paintings and Sculpture Fund, 2020

03.23.2022

Recent Acquisition: Histoire des ballons

Gaston Tissandier (1843–1899)
Histoire des ballons et des aéronautes célèbres, 2 vols.
Paris: Librairie artistique, H. Launette & Cie, 1887–1890
Purchase, on funds given by Joyce M. Bowden and Adam M. Lutynski in honor of Stanley Ellis Cushing on the occasion of his retirement, and proceeds from the Wick Book Fund, 2018
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