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View of people standing underneath the Great Elm, Boston Common

PC001.01.TMP.028 (RS86843)

Description

View of men and boys standing underneath the Great Elm, Boston Common, including a vendor.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1873
Date of Acquisition
22 November 1923
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: taken a year ago From Estate of W.W. Clapp June 23 1915 [in a different hand:] Boston Elm " [Boston] Common. Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923
Dimensions
12.625x 16.375(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 25
OVP Number: OVP0028
Negative Number: 8004-A; Bostonian Society negative #47
Credit Line
From the estate of W.W. Clapp to the Bostonian Society; gift of Bostonian Society to Historic New England/SPNEA.
GUSN
202238
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.028

Record details

Descriptive Terms
elm (wood)
fences
ironwork (objects)
trees
urban parks
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Elm
Boys
Men
Signs and symbols
Physical Access Restrictions
Print and mount heavily creased; smudges and stains across recto, recto of mount, and verso of mount.

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