Group portrait of Massachusetts Governor Roger Wolcott, members of Wolcott's family and staff, and unidentified men and women in attendance at the State House's reception of the First Regiment as it travels to Fort Warren

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

27 April 1898

GUSN

GUSN-202219

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Description

Group portrait, outdoors, of Governor Roger Wolcott, his Staff Generals Dalton, Carter, and Appleton, and Colonels Billings and Stevens on the front steps of the Massachusetts State House. Julie Wolcott, Cornelia Wolcott, Oliver Wolcott, and Mrs. Roger Wolcott are standing directly behind the Governor. Unidentified men and women are standing on the gallery, rooftop level, and terrace of the State House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Costume (Hierarchy Name)
group portraits
exterior views
Federal
street lighting
statues
umbrellas
capes (outerwear)
hats
façades
domes (architectural element)
public buildings
headgear
collodion prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Governor Roger Wolcott Receiving the 1st Regiment as it passed to go to Fort Warren on April 27 1898. [new paragraph:] Staff Generals Dalton, Carter, Appleton, Blood[?], Colonels Cape [illegible], [illegible] cher, Billings, Sears, Stevens. [new paragraph:] Julie [F?]rothingham W. Prescott Wolcott, Cornelia [F?]rothingham Wolcott, Oliver Wolcott and Mrs. Roger Wolcott in the front of the group behind the Governor. [new paragraph:] Roger Wolcott jr. marched in the ranks of Battery A. as a private in 1st regiment. War with Spain. [in a different hand, in a different ink:] Gift of Mr. Roger Wolcott {Jr.} 20 Nov. 1934 [printed:] [underlined:] Elmer Chickering, [not underlined:] The Leading Photographer 21 West Street, - Boston Proprietor of [underlined, in italics:] The Royal

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 6
OVP Number OVP0005

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

20 November 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.005

Image Dimensions

13.25 x 16.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Roger Wolcott, Jr.

Record Details

Originator

Chickering, Elmer (Photographer)

Material Type

collodion prints
photographs

Other People

Wolcott, Cornelia
Wolcott, Julie Prescott
Wolcott, Edith Prescott
Wolcott, Oliver
Wolcott, Roger, 1847-1900

Subjects

Family
Governors
Men
Military uniforms
Soldiers
State government
Women
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Recto of mount punctured; creases along top and bottom of mount edges; warped; transfer stains on verso of mount.

Description Level

Item