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Close-up view of the "Great" pipe organ and platform in Boston Music Hall, as decorated for Charles Sumner's memorial service

PC001.01.TMP.044 (RS87518)

Description

Close-up view of the "Great" pipe organ and platform in Boston Music Hall, as decorated for Charles Sumner's memorial service. Two portraits of Sumner and a statue of Beethoven decorate the platform.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
29 April 1874
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: Old Music Hall Organ; Verso of mount: Hamilton Place Boston, Massachusetts Memorial Service for Charles Sumner 1874 [stamped:] Identified by Robert Bayard Severy [in pencil:] Date: 6/23/1987
Dimensions
12.25x 16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 90
OVP Number: OVP0044
GUSN
202303
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.044

Record details

Other Organizations
Boston Music Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
chairs (furniture forms)
close-up views
commemorations (events)
festoon (motif)
interior views
music halls
organ pipes (components)
organs (aerophones)
paintings (visual works)
platforms (floors)
statues
swags
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Hamilton Place (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Edges of mount damaged; print "blown out."

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