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Detail of the Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial, Boston Common, Boston, Mass., undated

PC001.01.TMP.128 (RS87786)

Description

Robert Gould Shaw leading the 54th Regiment is shown in the Memorial detail on Boston Common.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date of Acquisition
13 June 1931
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Shaw Monument. On Boston Common, Beacom St. opposite the State House. Stebbins-Gleason Purchase. 13 June 1931.
Dimensions
15.5x 20(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 137
OVP Number: OVP0128
Credit Line
Stebbins-Gleason purchase.
GUSN
202349
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.128

Record details

Originator
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 (Sculptor)
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other People
Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863
Descriptive Terms
civil wars
memorials
parks (recreation areas)
soldiers' monuments
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass.)
Robert Gould Shaw Memorial (Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Monuments
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
Places
Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Related Items
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Physical Access Restrictions
Emulsion torn from support, top right edge; top right corner of mount worn; light staining on recto and verso of mount.

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