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Exterior view of the Massachusetts State House

PC001.01.TMP.007 (RS87498)

Description

Oblique exterior view of the Massachusetts State House.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1874
Date of Acquisition
22 November 1923
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: State House - Boston, Mass.; Verso of mount: Between 1868-1881 based on comparison with dated photograph p. 91 "the Massachusetts State House: A New Guide" [Hitchings & Fanlow] See also p. 93 {Gift of the Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923 Dup}
Dimensions
17.875x 21.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 73
OVP Number: OVP0007
Credit Line
Gift of The Bostonian Society.
GUSN
202286
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.007

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Federal
columns (architectural elements)
domes (architectural element)
exterior views
eye-level views
façades
fences
flagpoles
fountains
galleries (upper level spaces)
ironwork (objects)
lawns (landscaped grass)
public buildings
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto deeply gouged and scratched; mount cracked and brittle, with pieces missing from edges of mount.

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