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Faneuil Hall. Exterior. View of east end from above.
18th-19th c American American Colonial Architecture

John SMIBERT (Edinburgh (Scotland), 24 March 1688 - 2 April 1751, Boston)
John SMIBERT (Edinburgh (Scotland), 24 March 1688 - 2 April 1751, Boston)
1740-1806
18th-19th c
Brick
American Colonial
Boston. Massachusetts. United States.
bost1626
Meeting and market hall. Built 1740-2 from a plan by Smibert. Funded by merchant Peter Faneuil. Damaged by fire 1761; rebuilt according to Smibert plan. Enlarged (3rd floor and 4 more bays) and cupola moved 1805-6, by Bulfinch. Here American colonists protested the Sugar Act of 1764, establishing the principle of no taxation without representation.

Caption: SMIBERT John | Faneuil Hall. Exterior. View of east end from above. | 1740-1806 | American | American Colonial | ©Kathleen Cohen | bost1626

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