Exterior view of the Massachusetts State House

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1874

GUSN

GUSN-202286

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Description

Oblique exterior view of the Massachusetts State House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public buildings
exterior views
Federal
flagpoles
eye-level views
ironwork (objects)
lawns (landscaped grass)
fountains
fences
galleries (upper level spaces)
façades
columns (architectural elements)
domes (architectural element)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: State House - Boston, Mass.; Verso of mount: Between 1868-1881 based on comparison with dated photograph p. 91 "the Massachusetts State House: A New Guide" [Hitchings & Fanlow] See also p. 93 {Gift of the Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923 Dup}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 73
OVP Number OVP0007

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

22 November 1923

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.007

Image Dimensions

17.875 x 21.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of The Bostonian Society.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

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

Restrictions

Recto deeply gouged and scratched; mount cracked and brittle, with pieces missing from edges of mount.

Description Level

Item