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The first triennial festival of the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston, Mass.--The Grand Opening performance on Tuesday evening, May 5th, at the Boston Music Hall

GC002.01.MA.2050.005 (RS97360)

Description

This print shows the inside of the Boston Music Hall with its large organ at the back. A conductor stands in the middle of the image, directing the members of the Handel and Haydn Society as they perform to a full house.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1925-11-09
Physical Description
1 print
Inscriptions
Boston Music Hall / Hamilton Place / Boston (handwritten)
Dimensions
14.5x 11.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and engravings number: PR084
GUSN
223377
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2050.005

Record details

Originator
Champney, W. L. (Illustrator)
Other Organizations
Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
audiences
festivals
interior views
music
music halls
organs (aerophones)
performances (entertainment events)
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Hamilton Place (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston Music Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Orpheum Theatre (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
The Boston Music Hall is now the Orpheum Theatre.
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Hamilton Place

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