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Exterior view of Horticultural Hall, corner of Tremont Street and Bromfield Street

PC001.01.TMP.078 (RS98802)

Description

Oblique exterior view of the second Horticultural Hall of the Massachuetts Horticultural Society at the corner of Tremont Street and Bromfield Street. Unidentified men are standing in front of the building, including an employee of the Ashburton & Co. Agricultural Store; one man is visible through the second story window. The building features statues of Ceres, Flora, and Pomona.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1880
Date of Acquisition
April 1981
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Horticultural Hall Tremont Street & Bromfield Street Boston, Massachusetts Built 1865 c.1880 designed by Gridley J. F. Bryant Martin Milmore did the sculpture identified by R. Severy 4/21/1981 {Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981}
Dimensions
15.75x 12.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 95
OVP Number: OVP0078
Credit Line
Gift of State Street Bank.
GUSN
202308
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.078

Record details

Other Organizations
Ashburton & Co. Horticultural Store (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Descriptive Terms
Second Empire
columns (architectural elements)
exhibition buildings
exterior views
façades
sculpture (visual work)
specular reflection
statues
street lighting
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Bromfield Street (Boston, Mass.)
Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Employees
Gods, Roman
Men
Signs and symbols
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places (Buildings)
Horticultural Hall (2nd : Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Stained; mount torn and damaged with pieces of mount missing.

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