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Exterior view of Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee

GC002.02.005 (RS129523)

Description

The Peace Jubilee was held in Boston, MA from June 15-19, 1869. This sepia-toned lithograph with a grey sky shows a fairly realistic representation of buildings but not much detail. The foreground shows people and carriages. Two contracting company names are printed on the front. The materials contractors are George B. James & Co., Lumber Dealers, 14 State Street, Boston. Building contractors are Judah Sears & Son, builder, South Boston.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1869
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
June 25, 1940
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
17.25x 22(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR5OVR
GUSN
198868
Reference Code
GC002.02.005

Record details

Originator
New England Lithography Company (Engraver)
Other Organizations
George B. James & Co., Lumber Dealers
Judah Sears & Son
Descriptive Terms
carriages (vehicles)
contractors
exhibition buildings
exhibitions (events)
peace
Material Type
lithographs
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes
Duplicate of 004.
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10
Physical Access Restrictions
fair - 2 large tears in margin which extend into print

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