Great National Peace Jubilee and Music Festival, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1869

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 11-20

GUSN

GUSN-198890

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Description

Text below the illustration reads "View of the interior of the Coliseum, St. James Park, the scene on the opening day, June 15 during the singing of the grand chorus 'Glory be to God on high,' from a sketch by our special artist. Published gratuitously as a supplement to no. 717 of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." 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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior views
temporary buildings
music
concerts
peace
civil wars
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR17OVR

Physical Description

1 wood engraving ; 23 x 33 inches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1924-05-19

Reference Code

GC002.02.017

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

23 x 33 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr Lewis S. Felaggr (?), 79 Sudburry Street, Boston

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Leslie, Frank, 1821-1880 (Publisher)
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Other People

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

Other Organizations

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

Subjects

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

Restrictions

fair - has been folded many times and one tear in picture

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 11-20