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Exterior view of the Massachusetts State House

PC001.01.TMP.006 (RS86795)

Description

Exterior view of the Massachusetts State House, as adorned with its original lanterns.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1858
Date of Acquisition
08 October 1968
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: State House 1858. and Original Lanterns; Verso of mount: Purchased John J. Walsh, Jamaica Plain Oct. 8, 1968
Dimensions
11x 14(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 7
OVP Number: OVP0006
Credit Line
Purchased from John J. Walsh.
GUSN
202220
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.006

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Federal
chimneys (architectural elements)
columns (architectural elements)
domes (architectural element)
exterior views
eye-level views
façades
fountains
galleries (upper level spaces)
lanterns (lighting devices)
public buildings
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Ink (bottom right quarter) and scattered stains across recto; light smudging on left side of recto of mount; surface of verso of mount abraded along bottom edge; staining on recto and verso of mount; pencil marks across verso of mount

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