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Venus Rising from the Sea statue in the Public Garden, Boston, Mass.

PC018.1.2.6.141 (RS17098)

Description

The marble statue entitled Venus Rising from the Sea stands in the center of a fountain in a granite basin on the Arlington Street side of the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. It was the first statue installed in the fountain basins in the Public Garden.

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Details

Collection Name
Alice Augusta Rogerson Brown photographic collection, c. 1900-1909
Collection Code
PC018
Dates
1898-1905
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate negative ; 4 1/2 x 5 inches
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid in the Library and Archives.
Dimensions
4 1/2x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Digital ID: arb141
GUSN
221506
Reference Code
PC018.1.2.6.141

Record details

Originator
Brown, Alice Augusta Rogerson, 1851-1928 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
fountains
marble (rock)
parks (recreation areas)
public gardens
statues
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
negatives (photographic)
Subjects
Arlington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Maid of the Mist (Statue)
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)
Venus (Roman deity)
Venus Rising from the Sea (Statue)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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