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Boston: A Point of View
  • Chesley K. Bonestell
    1888–1986
    born: San Francisco, California, United States ; died: Carmel, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Boston: A Point of View, circa 1948
  • "Boston: A Point of View," published in Esquire magazine, May 1948
  • Where object was made: United States
  • probably gelatin silver print, paint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.2 x 25.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 10 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 30.3 x 30.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0721
Description

Water-based paint over photograph. Bird's-eye view of Boston and surrounding suburbs with river and bay.