Interior view of Faneuil Hall prior to the Semi-Centennial Dinner given by the occupants of Faneuil Hall Market

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

26 August 1876

GUSN

GUSN-202284

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Description

Interior view of Faneuil Hall prior to the Semi-Centennial Dinner given by the occupants of Faneuil Hall Market. Banquet tables are set with candles and flowers. A banner hanging on the back wall reads, "50th Anniversary."

Details

Descriptive Terms

events
food
banners
festoon (motif)
celebrations
flowers (plants)
interior views
busts (figures)
tableware
dining tables
chairs (furniture forms)
lamps (lighting devices)
paintings (visual works)
markets (structures)
commercial buildings
tables (support furniture)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [printed caption:] 1826. Interior View of Faneuil Hall previous to the Semi-Centennial Dinner given by the occupants of Faneuil Hall Market, August 26, 1876. 1876 [printed with photographer's name:] BLACK & CO. PHOTOS.; Verso of mount: Found between the walls of his house (built ca. 1870) at Cape Split {Gift of Allen Thompson, Cape Split, Addison, Maine July, 1987 copy neg. #14389-B}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 71
OVP Number OVP0014.A
Negative Number 14389-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

July 1987

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.014-A

Image Dimensions

16.75 x 20.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Allen Thompson, Addison, Maine.

Record Details

Originator

Black & Co. (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Semi-centennials
Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Liquid stains across print and mount; grid-like staining on bottom left corner of mount; heavy horizontal crease across center of print; foxing; enclosed in Mylar.

Description Level

Item

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