Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Massachusetts Magazine, or, Monthly Museum of Knowledge and Rational Entertainment

Date:
1789–96
Geography:
Boston: Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1789–96
Medium:
Serial publication, illustrated
Dimensions:
8 vols.; H: 9 1/2 in. (24 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchased with income from the Library Fund
Accession Number:
018 M38
Not on view
"The Massachusetts Magazine," an early colonial journal, includes illustrated articles and observations on agriculture, poetry, music, biography, history, physics, geography, morality, criticism, philosophy, mathematics, agriculture, architecture, chemistry, novels, tales, romances, translations, news, marriages, deaths, and meteorological observations.
The Watson Library has volumes 1(1789) to 8 (1796) (vol.8 incomplete).



Illustrated: engraved illustration, vol. 1, no. 8 (August 1789), "Southwest View of the Baptist Meeting House, Providence, R. I."