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Trade card for the Temple of Music, Thos. Flaherty & Co., 280 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., 1872

EP001.01.081.01.02.012 (RS97100)

Description

Bloomfield & Otis Pianos and Weber Piano-Fortes are carried by the Flaherty Company on Washington Street. The card image shows the Boston Coliseum, site of the 1872 World's Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival. It was held in Boston in 1872 to commemorate the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The Boston Coliseum, which housed the event, was designed by William Preston and intended to be a temporary structure. The event was organized by composer and bandmaster Patrick Gilmore.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1872
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches
Dimensions
3 3/4x 6 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2007.
GUSN
260123
Reference Code
EP001.01.081.01.02.012

Record details

Originator
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)
Thomas Flaherty & Company (Publisher)
Other People
Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
Other Organizations
World’s Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival (1872 : Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
concerts
exterior views
festivals
music
organs (aerophones)
peace
pianos
temporary buildings
wars
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Park (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Boston Coliseum (St. James Park, Boston, Mass., 1872)

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