Detail of the Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial, Boston Common, Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-202349

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Description

Robert Gould Shaw leading the 54th Regiment is shown in the Memorial detail on Boston Common.

Details

Descriptive Terms

memorials
soldiers' monuments
civil wars
parks (recreation areas)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Shaw Monument. On Boston Common, Beacom St. opposite the State House. Stebbins-Gleason Purchase. 13 June 1931.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 137
OVP Number OVP0128

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

13 June 1931

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.128

Image Dimensions

15.5 x 20 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Stebbins-Gleason purchase.

Places

Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 (Sculptor)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other People

Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863

Subjects

Robert Gould Shaw Memorial (Boston, Mass.)
African-American soldiers
African Americans
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Monuments
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Emulsion torn from support, top right edge; top right corner of mount worn; light staining on recto and verso of mount.

Description Level

Item

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