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Group portrait of sixteen newspaper men and reporters standing on the front steps of the Massachusetts State House

PC001.01.TMP.300 (RS87869)

Description

Group portrait of sixteen newspaper men and reporters standing on the front steps of the State House, including Charles E. Mann (front row, third from left), Raymond Bridgeman (front row, second from left), Arthur Bridgeman (first row, first from left), and Bill Murphy (back row, second from right).

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1903
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: [photographer's name impressed into recto of mount:] Photo by E. Chickering; Verso of mount: [attached caption:] [in ink:] The men who wrote the State House news in 1903, when C.E. Mann gave up the State House News Bureau he had founded in the 1890s [attached caption, with diagram, in ink:] The men who covered the State House news in 1903, when Charles E. Mann gave up the State House News Bureau he had founded to become Clerk of the Railroad Commission 1. Charles E. Mann, head of State House News Bureau 2. Raymond Bridgeman - Springfield Republican 3. Arthur Bridgeman - covered Senate " " 4. Copeland, took over News Bureau, when C.E.M. left 5. Robinson, known as "Robby" 6. Billy Murphy - Boston Globe
Dimensions
10.125x 13.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 158
OVP Number: OVP0300
GUSN
202370
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.300

Record details

Originator
Chickering, Elmer (Photographer)
Other People
Bridgeman, Arthur
Bridgeman, Raymond
Mann, Charles E.
Other Organizations
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.). News Bureau
Descriptive Terms
Costume (Hierarchy Name)
group portraits
hats
headgear
Material Type
collodion prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Men
Reporters and reporting
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Adhesive tape attached to verso of mount; bottom right cand top left corners missing.

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