View of people standing underneath the Great Elm, Boston Common

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1873

GUSN

GUSN-202238

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Description

View of men and boys standing underneath the Great Elm, Boston Common, including a vendor.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trees
ironwork (objects)
elm (wood)
urban parks
fences
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: taken a year ago From Estate of W.W. Clapp June 23 1915 [in a different hand:] Boston Elm " [Boston] Common. Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 25
OVP Number OVP0028
Negative Number 8004-A; Bostonian Society negative #47

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

22 November 1923

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.028

Image Dimensions

12.625 x 16.375 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

From the estate of W.W. Clapp to the Bostonian Society; gift of Bostonian Society to Historic New England/SPNEA.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Boston Elm
Boys
Men
Signs and symbols
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Print and mount heavily creased; smudges and stains across recto, recto of mount, and verso of mount.

Description Level

Item