Lot 705: Boston Park Guide. 1895
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (1867-1940) Size: 11 7/8 x 18 1/2 in./30.2 x 47.2 cm Starting his career as a journalist before turning to urban planning, Sylvester Baxter would become the first secretary of the Massachusetts Metropolitan Park Commission, helping to develop what would become the Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston. Here, a stately design in green hues announces the publication of his guide to Boston-area parks.
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 11 7/8 x 18 1/2 in./30.2 x 47.2 cm
Artist or Maker: CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (1867-1940)