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State Street, as decorated for the Railroad Jubilee

GC002.01.MA.3050.007 (RS97624)

Description

The bottom half of this page from Gleason's Pictorial shows a view of State Street decorated for the Railroad Jubilee. Men in uniform ride horses and carry banners. Flags are strung between the two sides of the street as a crowd watches the procession moving toward the Old State House.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1851
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1924-04-04
Physical Description
1 newspaper engraving
Dimensions
15x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR206
Credit Line
Gift of Hollis French, 1924
GUSN
198219
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3050.007

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial
Waud, William, d. 1878 (Illustrator)
Worcester, Fernando Edwards, b. 1818 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
banners
celebrations
flags
historic buildings
horseback riding
processions
spectators (event observers)
state government
uniforms
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: State Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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