Homer, Winslow (illus).
Boston. Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. 06-13- 1857.
Front cover half-page wood engraving from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, June 13, 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 "one of the busiest and most brilliant spots in all Boston", with street performers, horse carriages racing by women carrying umbrellas, etc. Item #44268