This is a beautiful print of a an etching by artist Blaney of Thomas Hancocks house located on Beacon Street in Boston.
Thomas Hancock (July 17, 1703 – August 1, 1764) was a merchant in colonial Boston. He was in the book trade and expanded into importing and exporting throughout the British Empire. Through other endeavors he became one of Boston's wealthiest men. When his health failed, he passed his business and fortune to his nephew John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence.
The "Manor" was built between 1734 and 1737 by Joshua Blanchard. The building was sadly torn down in 1863.
The current address is 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA, 02108
This print has new archival matting as well as an appropriate new frame.
The print including the frame is 13 1/2 " wide x 12 1/4"high.
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