Henry M. O’Connor
Copps Hill [Boston, Massachusetts], 1911
Pen and ink with graphite
Copp's Hill in Boston's North End is known for the Copp's Hill Burying Ground. It was begun in the 1660's as a cemetery and was used as a cannon-firing base by the British in the Battle of Breed's Hill. Titled and dated lower center: "Copps Hill / June 24.11". In fine condition aside from very mild creasing along sheet edges, with two notebook punch holes in the upper edge.