Sleigh "Nightingale," Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Oversized Photographs: OVP 131

GUSN

GUSN-196520

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Description

Beacon Hill is the backdrop for the "Nightingale" sleigh with a team of eight horses on Arlington Street. The George Washington statue can be seen at the entrance to the Public Garden. The State House is on the right side of the image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

horse-drawn vehicles
sleighs
statues
gardens
parks (recreation areas)
neighborhoods
exterior views
houses
capitols
state government
presidents
monuments
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Inscription

anon. Wup. Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923 (handwritten)
Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923 (handwritten)
a valuable photograph and not to be sold or exchanged (handwritten)
"Nightingale"
Arlington Street
Boston, Massachusetts (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001489
AccessID 2319
Other identifier HNEDID-001489

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1923-11-22

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.131

Acquisition Type

Gift

Date Notes

1860 [s]

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 12 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Subjects

Architectural photography
Arlington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Equestrian Statue of George Washington (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Oversized Photographs: OVP 131