Interior view of the Council Chamber of the Massachusetts State House

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1874

GUSN

GUSN-202287

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Description

Interior view of the Council Chamber of the Massachusetts State House. The room is empty. Books are stacked on one side of the u-shaped desk. An unfurled American flag is propped in one corner of the room (background, left).

Details

Descriptive Terms

public buildings
chambers (assembly spaces)
wastebaskets
inkwells
carpets
office chairs
interior views
hanging lamps
shutters (opening components)
windows
doors
desks
floor coverings
government
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: Council Chamber, State House Boston, Mass.; Verso of mount: [underlined: Council Chamber Senate House Boston] {Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov, 1923}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 74
OVP Number OVP0008

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

22 November 1923

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.008

Image Dimensions

18 x 21.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of The Bostonian Society.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Books
Desks
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Large section of top left corner and edge of mount missing; mount cracked and brittle.

Description Level

Item