Exterior view of Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee, Boston, Mass., June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 1869

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1869

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-198858

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Description

The National Peace Jubilee was a music festival held June 15-19, 1869 in Boston to commemorate the end of the Civil War. The Boston Coliseum, which housed the event, was designed by William Preston and intended to be a temporary structure. The event was organized by composer and bandmaster Patrick Gilmore. Two contracting company names are printed on the front. The materials contractors are George B. James & Co., lumber dealers, 14 State Street, Boston. Building contractors are Judah Sears & Son, builders, South Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
temporary buildings
festivals
music
concerts
peace
civil wars
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR4OVR

Physical Description

3 lithographs ; 16 1/2 x 22 inches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

December 7, 1923

Reference Code

GC002.02.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 22 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Bostonian Society, 1923.

Places

Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
South Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

New England Lithography Company (Lithographer)
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other People

Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892

Other Organizations

National Peace Jubilee and Musical Festival (1869 : Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

St. James Park (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

good - dirty and minor roll marks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10