Homer, Winslow (illus).
Boston. Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. 09-12- 1857.
Front cover half-page wood engraving from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, September 12, 1857, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, with accompanying text article. Toning to paper, a few marginal tears repaired with archival mending tape (one entering image). This is one of the many evocative views of Boston, Massachusetts that Winslow Homer sketched for the Boston publication, Ballou's Pictorial. It shows "perambulating fountain in the shape of a water cart" on Summer Street. Item #44266