Search the Object Collection

The Object Catalog includes all of the paintings and prints in the Bostonian Society's collection yet is incomplete. The records of other objects such as textiles, tools and decorative arts are being added on a regular basis. If you can't find what you are looking for, please email the library or use this form.


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Revere

will retrieve all records that include the word Revere

Educat*

will retrieve all the records or matches beginning with the word educat such as educator, educated, and education.

Painting or Print

will retrieve all records that include either term, painting or print.
This search will bring up the most records or matches.

Painting and Print

will retrieve only those records that include both terms, painting and print. This word search will bring up fewer records than the search using or .

1775 to 1779

will retrieve all records that include the years 1775, 1776, 1778, and 1779. Especially useful with the DATES field on the Advanced Search page.

"Samuel Adams "

will retrieve all records of Samuel Adams. This search will bring up the fewest records as it is looking for an exact match of the terms you've requested.

Print and "Old State House"

will retrieve all prints of the Old State House .

Print and massacre and
"
Old State House"

will retrieve all the records or matches of Old State House prints that depict the Boston massacre.


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