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Exterior view of the Hancock House, wintertime

PC001.01.TMP.015 (RS86792)

Description

The dome of the Massachusetts State House in in the background. A man can be seen in the upper right dormer window.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1863
Date of Acquisition
09 November 1925
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Hancock House. Beacon St. Boston. Anonymous gift, 9 Nov. 1925
Dimensions
19.5x 15(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 11
OVP Number: OVP0015
Credit Line
Anonymous donor.
GUSN
202224
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.015

Record details

Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
balconies
dwellings
exterior views
fences
gates
shutters (opening components)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Snow
Places (Buildings)
John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Light staining and foxing on recto of mount; staining across verso of mount

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Comments

Exterior view of the Hancock House, wintertime #

AvatarPosted by John on June 30, 2015
It is interesting to note that there is a man looking out of the opened dormer window of the Hancock House.

RE: Exterior view of the Hancock House, wintertime #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on July 16, 2015
Hello John,

Thank you for pointing out the man in the window. I have updated the record to reflect this information.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England