Exterior view of the Massachusetts State House

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-202220

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Description

Exterior view of the Massachusetts State House, as adorned with its original lanterns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public buildings
exterior views
Federal
lanterns (lighting devices)
eye-level views
fountains
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
galleries (upper level spaces)
chimneys (architectural elements)
façades
columns (architectural elements)
domes (architectural element)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: State House 1858. and Original Lanterns; Verso of mount: Purchased John J. Walsh, Jamaica Plain Oct. 8, 1968

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 7
OVP Number OVP0006

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

08 October 1968

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.006

Image Dimensions

11 x 14 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from John J. Walsh.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Ink (bottom right quarter) and scattered stains across recto; light smudging on left side of recto of mount; surface of verso of mount abraded along bottom edge; staining on recto and verso of mount; pencil marks across verso of mount

Description Level

Item