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Appearance of the State House and vicinity at Kossuth's reception and welcome to the capitol

GC002.01.MA.1300.007 (RS97505)

Description

This engraving depicts a large ceremonial display of military companies for the reception of Lajos Kossuth, exiled leader of the Hungarian Revolution and former Regent-President of Hungary. Many of the military companies are on horseback. The State House is bedecked with flags, and welcome-arches cover the steps leading to the capitol. An article describing the scene accompanies the engraving, which is from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1852
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1912-03-25
Physical Description
1 line engraving
Dimensions
11x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR59
Credit Line
Gift of C.K. Bolton, 1912
GUSN
198364
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1300.007

Record details

Originator
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)
Probably Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874 (Delineator)
Other People
Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894
Descriptive Terms
banners
domed
equestrians
flags
government office buildings
parades
presidents
processions
public buildings
receptions
revolutionaries
Material Type
clippings (information artifacts)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: New State House [Beacon St.]
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair

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