Exterior view of the National Theatre, Portland Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1859

GUSN

GUSN-202268

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Description

Oblique exterior view of the National Theatre, Portland Street near Merrimac Street. A horse-drawn carriage is passing the theatre building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
coaches (carriages)
carriages (vehicles)
exterior views
street lighting
posters
theaters (buildings)
balconies
façades
events
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: National Theater on Portland St. near Merrimac #15 {Gift of State St. Bank 4/81}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 55
OVP Number OVP0056

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

April 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.056

Image Dimensions

11/75 x 9.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of State Street Bank.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Horses
Working animals
Boston (Mass.)
Portland Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Adhesive residue across bottom edge of print and across recto of mount; horizontal stains across verso of mount.

Description Level

Item