Tablet by John F. Paramino in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, Lafayette Mall (formerly Tremont St. Mall), Boston Common

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Boston Common - Fountains; Statuary; Plaques; Monuments, except Shaw Memorial and Brewers Fountain

GUSN

GUSN-194981

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Description

This close-up view shows the Marquis de Lafayette Memorial, created by sculptor John Francis Paramino and dedicated by the City of Boston on September 6, 1924, on the Tremont Street Mall of Boston Common. The monument commemorates the 100th anniversary of Lafayette's march to Bunker Hill on the 50th anniversary of that battle. The Tremont Street Mall was renamed Lafayette Mall in his honor.

Details

Descriptive Terms

memorials
war memorials
historic monuments
pedestrian malls
parks (recreation areas)
bronze (metal)
bas-reliefs (sculpture)
generals
heroes
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000185
AccessID 292
Other identifier HNEDID-000185

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.2630.002

Date Notes

1924-

Places

Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]

Record Details

Originator

Keystone View Company (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Paramino, John Francis, 1889-
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

Other Organizations

Boston (Mass.)

Subjects

Lafayette Mall (Boston, Mass.)
Marquis de Lafayette Memorial (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
United States -- history -- Revolutionary War, 1775-1783 -- monuments

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - Boston Common - Fountains; Statuary; Plaques; Monuments, except Shaw Memorial and Brewers Fountain