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Interior view of Faneuil Hall prior to the Semi-Centennial Dinner given by the occupants of Faneuil Hall Market

PC001.01.TMP.014-A (RS87497)

Description

Interior view of Faneuil Hall prior to the Semi-Centennial Dinner given by the occupants of Faneuil Hall Market. Banquet tables are set with candles and flowers. A banner hanging on the back wall reads, "50th Anniversary."

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
26 August 1876
Date of Acquisition
July 1987
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: [printed caption:] 1826. Interior View of Faneuil Hall previous to the Semi-Centennial Dinner given by the occupants of Faneuil Hall Market, August 26, 1876. 1876 [printed with photographer's name:] BLACK & CO. PHOTOS.; Verso of mount: Found between the walls of his house (built ca. 1870) at Cape Split {Gift of Allen Thompson, Cape Split, Addison, Maine July, 1987 copy neg. #14389-B}
Dimensions
16.75x 20.875(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 71
OVP Number: OVP0014.A
Negative Number: 14389-B
Credit Line
Gift of Allen Thompson, Addison, Maine.
GUSN
202284
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.014-A

Record details

Originator
Black & Co. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
banners
busts (figures)
celebrations
chairs (furniture forms)
commercial buildings
dining tables
events
festoon (motif)
flowers (plants)
food
interior views
lamps (lighting devices)
markets (structures)
paintings (visual works)
tables (support furniture)
tableware
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Semi-centennials
Places (Buildings)
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Related Items
— See also: OVP0040.
Physical Access Restrictions
Liquid stains across print and mount; grid-like staining on bottom left corner of mount; heavy horizontal crease across center of print; foxing; enclosed in Mylar.

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