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GC002.01.MA.3300.002 (RS97755)

Description

Shows an inerior plan from the stage of the seating and levels, numbered and with decorative elements included. "Boston Museum, on Tremont Street, near Court Street, is one of the oldest and most popular places of amusement in the city. The Museum proper is very large and interesting, with its large hall and capacious galleries filled with curiosities and works of art; while the theatre is large and well-ventilated, beautifully decorated, and comfortably furnished." From the "Stranger's Guide to Boston."

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1845
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1932-02-19
Physical Description
1 newspaper engraving
Dimensions
7x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR221
GUSN
198254
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3300.002

Record details

Originator
Photo-Electrotype Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
museums (buildings)
theaters (buildings)
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Tremont Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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