Portrait of Senate President John E. Powers standing at the Speaker's Chair in the Massachusetts State Senate Chamber

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1963

GUSN

GUSN-202222

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Description

Individual portrait of Senate President John E. Powers standing at the Speaker's Chair in the Massachusetts State Senate Chamber. He is holding a gavel. Emphasis is on the Senate Chamber: dome detailing, chandelier, gallery, and seating.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public buildings
chambers (assembly spaces)
desk lamps
interior views
busts (figures)
table lamps
chandeliers (hanging lights)
hanging lamps
portraits
galleries (upper level spaces)
domes (architectural element)
lighting
chairs (furniture forms)
government
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: Congratulations & Best Wishes [signed:] Senate President John E. Powers; Verso of mount: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Maloney (via their son Frederic Detwiller SPNEA Architectural Historian) Oct. 8, 1979 [stamped:] THIS PHOTOGRAPH --Courtesy-- HOLIDAY MAGAZINE Publication of this Photo prohibited, unless written permission is granted by the Editors.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 9
OVP Number OVP0013

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

08 October 1979

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.013

Image Dimensions

10.5 x 10.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moloney (via their son-in-law, Frederic Detwiller SPNEA architectural historian).

Record Details

Originator

Namuth, Hans (Photographer)

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Other People

Powers, John E.

Other Organizations

Democratic Party (U.S.)
Massachusetts. General Court. Senate

Subjects

Books
Desks
Legislators-Massachusetts
Men
State government
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Top and right edges of mount torn; recto of mount smudged.

Description Level

Item

Publisher

Holiday Magazine