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View of the garrison at Fort Warren

PC001.01.TMP.133 (RS87864)

Description

View of troops stationed at Fort Warren, Boston, and ordnance. Troops are standing at attention. A small marching band is in front of the garrison.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
March 1864
Date of Acquisition
7 August 1928
Physical Description
1 photographic print.
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: THE GARRISON AT FORT WARREN, MARCH, 1864 [printed with photographers name and address:] Black, Photographer, 163 & 173 WASHINGTON STREET [in pencil:] Boston Harbor; Verso of mount: to be sent to Mrs. Anna Thomas Springfield, Mass. [stamped:] PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM [in pencil, in a different hand:] Boston Harbor {in a different hand:] (First Batallion Mass Heavy Art'y Maj. Stephen Cabot Commander) {The Garrison at Fort Warren March 1864 Gift of the Peabody Museum of Salem 7 Aug. 1928 8x10 neg. of this made #4122-B}
Dimensions
11.25x 16.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 151
OVP Number: OVP0133
Negative Number: 4122-B
Credit Line
Gift of the Peabody Museum, Salem.
GUSN
202363
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.133

Record details

Originator
Black Photo (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
flagpoles
flags
forts
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
American symbols
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Harbor
Fortification
Garrisons
Marching bands
Men
Military uniforms
Ordnance
Soldiers
Places (Buildings)
Fort Warren (Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Top left corner of mount creased; ink on recto (from hand-coloring); recto of mount smudged.

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