View from the State House cupola looking southwest

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-202358

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Description

Photograph of an original photographic view from the cupola of the State House looking southwest towards Roxbury. In the lower right corner of the image, the top of the Hancock Mansion is visible.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cityscapes (representations)
aerial views
roofs
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of photographed mount: View From State House looking west by south 1858; Verso: {Bost Soc. Neg #82 Order 24 May, 1933 View from the cupola of the State House looking southwest towards Roxbury [in a different hand:] [text missing]phlet: "Guide-book for Strangers Visiting the Cupola of the State-House in Boston" 1851 is filed in the Boston pamphlet box "19th c. guides and glimpses"}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 146
OVP Number OVP0093.7

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1933

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.093-7

Image Dimensions

13.5 x 17 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Copy print ordered from the Bostonian Society.

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Top of print heavily creased and torn, with sections of print folded back and close to detaching from body of print.

Description Level

Item