Exterior view of Horticultural Hall, corner of Tremont Street and Bromfield Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-202308

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Description

Oblique exterior view of the second Horticultural Hall of the Massachuetts Horticultural Society at the corner of Tremont Street and Bromfield Street. Unidentified men are standing in front of the building, including an employee of the Ashburton & Co. Agricultural Store; one man is visible through the second story window. The building features statues of Ceres, Flora, and Pomona.

Details

Descriptive Terms

specular reflection
wagons (cargo vehicles)
exterior views
street lighting
statues
sculpture (visual work)
Second Empire
exhibition buildings
façades
columns (architectural elements)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Horticultural Hall Tremont Street & Bromfield Street Boston, Massachusetts Built 1865 c.1880 designed by Gridley J. F. Bryant Martin Milmore did the sculpture identified by R. Severy 4/21/1981 {Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 95
OVP Number OVP0078

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

April 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.078

Image Dimensions

15.75 x 12.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of State Street Bank.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Ashburton & Co. Horticultural Store (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Subjects

Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Employees
Gods, Roman
Men
Signs and symbols
Boston (Mass.)
Bromfield Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Stained; mount torn and damaged with pieces of mount missing.

Description Level

Item