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Calendar for John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, Mass., 1899

EP001.13.01.010 (RS185905)

Description

The image caption reads "John Hancock delivering the annual oration on the Boston Massacre." Two separate illustrations show the Boston Massacre event and the exterior of the Old South Meeting House. The item verso has a description of the Boston Massacre. Text on the verso states "Great care has been taken to reproduce the Pulpit and interior of the Church exactly as it appeared at the time of the Oration."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1899
Physical Description
1 print on paper mounted on board : chromolithograph ; 16 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches
Dimensions
16 1/4x 13 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Adelaide Fowler, 11 October 1930.
GUSN
274075
Reference Code
EP001.13.01.010

Record details

Originator
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)
Ketterlinus Lithographic Manufacturing Company (Printer)
Other People
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
churches (buildings)
exterior views
governors
insurance
interior views
meeting houses (religious buildings)
orations
portraits
statesmen
Material Type
calendars
chromolithographs
Subjects
Boston Massacre, 1770
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Places (Buildings)
Old South Meeting House (Boston, Mass.)

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