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Interior view of the Council Chamber of the Massachusetts State House

PC001.01.TMP.008 (RS87502)

Description

Interior view of the Council Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. The room is empty. Books are stacked on one side of the u-shaped desk. An unfurled American flag is propped in one corner of the room (background, left).

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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: Council Chamber, State House Boston, Mass.; Verso of mount: [underlined: Council Chamber Senate House Boston] {Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov, 1923}
Dimensions
18x 21.875(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 74
OVP Number: OVP0008
Credit Line
Gift of The Bostonian Society.
GUSN
202287
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.008

Record details

Descriptive Terms
carpets
chambers (assembly spaces)
desks
doors
floor coverings
government
hanging lamps
inkwells
interior views
office chairs
public buildings
shutters (opening components)
wastebaskets
windows
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Books
Boston (Mass.)
Desks
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Large section of top left corner and edge of mount missing; mount cracked and brittle.

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