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Sam Adams statue, Adams Square, Boston, Mass., April 30, 1904

PC047.02.6090.15273 (RS172889)

Description

The Samuel Adams statue, done by Anne Whitney, stands in Adams Square at the intersections of Brattle, Cornhill, Devonshire and Washington Streets. The area was demolished to create Government Center. Faneuil Hall can be seen in the background. The statue now stands behind Faneuil Hall.

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1904-04-30
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 15273
GUSN
283193
Reference Code
PC047.02.6090.15273

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Whitney, Anne, 1821-1915 (Sculptor)
Other People
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
exterior views
intersections
politicians
revolutionaries
squares (open spaces)
statesmen
statues
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Adams Square (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)
Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)
Government Center (Boston, Mass.)
Revolutionary War
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.)

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