State Street, as decorated for the Railroad Jubilee

Description

The bottom half of this page from Gleason's Pictorial shows a view of State Street decorated for the Railroad Jubilee. Men in uniform ride horses and carry banners. Flags are strung between the two sides of the street as a crowd watches the procession moving toward the Old State House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

celebrations
flags
banners
processions
horseback riding
uniforms
spectators (event observers)
state government
historic buildings
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR206

Physical Description

1 newspaper engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1924-04-04

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3050.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

15 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Hollis French, 1924

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Worcester, Fernando Edwards, b. 1818 (Engraver)
Waud, William, d. 1878 (Illustrator)
Gleason's Pictorial

Material Type

engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Subjects

State Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: State Street