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State House, Boston - Stevenson & Williams

Pattern Category: Places

Series: Acorn and Oak Leaves Border

Object Type: Useful and Ornamental


  • Diameter: 4.125 inches


This cup plate, which is the only known form of this view by Stevenson other than a larger plate, depicts the Boston State House.  For a history of that building, see the Stubbs version.  The building was  actually known as the Massachusetts State House. It was designed by the famous architect, Bulfinch and it was built in 1795. Other makers who produced a view of this structure were Ridgway, Rogers, Jackson, Stubbs and Enoch Wood.