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Hancock House, Beacon Street, Boston, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.0870.001 (RS190550)

Description

A black and white photograph of the front facade of the Hancock House on Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. On the back of the photograph is the following historical information: "John Hancock, first Governor of Massachusetts under the State Constitution, lived in this house; it was built in the year 1737 and stood on Beacon Street, Boston." The image shows the Hancock House with trees growing in the front. A woman is seated on an upper balcony.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1943-11-22
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Bostonian Society, Nov. 22, 1943.
GUSN
288338
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.0870.001

Record details

Other People
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
governors
historic buildings
houses
landmark buildings
statesmen
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
John Hancock House (Boston, Mass.)

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