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1 Barry, C.A "CITY SKETCHES: BOSTON STREET CHARACTERS". AN ORIGINAL WOOD ENGRAVING FROM BALLOU'S PICTORIAL
Ballou's Pictorial, circa [1855]. [1855]. Very good 
Ballou's Pictorial, circa [1855].. [1855].. Very good. - sc A 13-3/8 inch high by 9-1/4 inch wide wood engraving by John Andrew after a drawing by C.A. Barry illustrating several of Boston's street characters. Titled at the top below an oval illustration of a bustling Boston street scene of the period. Vignettes of opera and theatrical billboards and advertisements are depicted at right and left of the street scene. Seven illustrations are pictured below the title representing several facets of Boston's street life. Included are "The Dock Loafer", "The Children of the Poor", "The Charcoal Peddler", "Emigrants", "Skaters", "The Dustman" and "The Watchman". Mounted with glue from the verso onto 14-1/4 inch high by 10-3/4 inch wide heavy cream stock, retaining the original horizontal center fold. The wood engraving is lightly foxed and darkened with a few light stains. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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