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Grand Army of the Republic parade, Beacon Street, Boston, Mass.

PC001.01.TMP.034 (RS98930)

Description

A group of civil war musicians pass the viewing stand as part of the veterans parade in front of the State House on Beacon Street. President Benjamin Harrison and General William Tecumseh Sherman were in attendance. The 24th Grand Army Encampment took place in Boston in August 1890.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1890
Date of Acquisition
1981-07
Physical Description
1 photographic print : photomechanical ; 29 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches
Inscriptions
E. Chickering 1904 (printed)
Received
[illegible]
Rodger Kingston
Belmont, MA
July 1981 (handwritten)
Dimensions
11 7/8x 29 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0034
GUSN
221285
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.034

Record details

Other People
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Other Organizations
Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment (24th : 1890 : Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
anniversaries
civil wars
commemorations (events)
musicians
parades
veterans
Material Type
photographic prints
photographs
photomechanical prints
Subjects
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
OVP 4

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