Interior view of the Massachusetts State House Library

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1874

GUSN

GUSN-202290

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Description

Interior view of the Massachusetts State House Library, as seen from the library's second floor. The library is empty.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public buildings
bookshelves
office chairs
interior views
chairs (furniture forms)
maps
state libraries (buildings)
reading rooms
galleries (upper level spaces)
doors
ceilings
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: State Library - State House, Boston, Mass.; Verso of mount: Dup {Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photograph Number 77
OVP Number OVP0010.A

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

22 November 1923

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.010-A

Image Dimensions

18 x 21.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of The Bostonian Society.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Books
Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Desks
Oculi (windows)
Tables
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Mount brittle and cracked, with sections missing; verso of mount stained.

Description Level

Item