Exterior view of Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1869

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10

GUSN

GUSN-198868

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Description

The Peace Jubilee was held in Boston, MA from June 15-19, 1869. This sepia-toned lithograph with a grey sky shows a fairly realistic representation of buildings but not much detail. The foreground shows people and carriages. 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, builder, South Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

contractors
peace
exhibition buildings
exhibitions (events)
carriages (vehicles)
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR5OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

June 25, 1940

Reference Code

GC002.02.005

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

17.25 x 22 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

New England Lithography Company (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other Organizations

George B. James & Co., Lumber Dealers
Judah Sears & Son

Accruals Note

Duplicate of 004.

Restrictions

fair - 2 large tears in margin which extend into print

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 1-10