Grosser Ball zu Ehren des Prinzen von Wales in der Academy of Music zu Boston, 12. November, 1860

Description

A detailed engraving of a gala event in the theatre. Shows decorations, flags from several countries, floral arrangements, orchestras, dancing, men and women in formal attire and above, the words "Welcome Prince."

Details

Descriptive Terms

balls (parties)
princes
dance halls
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Inscription

Boston Theatre / This may be the Boston Theatre, Boston or the Academy of Music, New York. (handwritten)
F. Nordstrom / Arlington, Mass. / 1915. (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR331

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1925-11-09

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3750.009

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Variant Title

Boston Theatre [decorated for visit of the Prince of Wales] Washington St., Boston

Restrictions

All four corners are damaged, with one large tear in the lower left-hand portion.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: E-F