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Exterior of Chelsea Square, Chelsea, Mass., ca. 1870s

Description

Exterior view of Chelsea Square ca. 1870s, showing the Grand Army of the Republic in dress uniform and a marching band standing in the square. Horses, carriages, and stores and signs visible in the background, as well as the Grand Army Hall.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1870-1879
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1981-02
Physical Description
1 photograph : albumen, mounted and matted ; 16 5/8 x 13 inches
Inscriptions
A.H. Folsom, photographer
48 Alleghany St., Roxbury (stamped)
EL Lank (handwritten)
Library purchase Feb. 1981
Chelsea Square
c. 1870s (handwritten)
Marching #2 (handwritten)
½ black bordered?
[illegible]
175
[illegible] (handwritten)
Dimensions
13x 16 5/8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0176
GUSN
221409
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.176

Record details

Originator
Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
Chelsea Square, Chelsea, Massachusetts
exterior views
group portraits
signposts
signs
soldiers
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Marching bands
Places
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
OVP L10

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