View of the garrison at Fort Warren

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

March 1864

GUSN

GUSN-202363

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Description

View of troops stationed at Fort Warren, Boston, and ordnance. Troops are standing at attention. A small marching band is in front of the garrison.

Details

Descriptive Terms

flags
flagpoles
forts
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: THE GARRISON AT FORT WARREN, MARCH, 1864 [printed with photographers name and address:] Black, Photographer, 163 & 173 WASHINGTON STREET [in pencil:] Boston Harbor; Verso of mount: to be sent to Mrs. Anna Thomas Springfield, Mass. [stamped:] PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM [in pencil, in a different hand:] Boston Harbor {in a different hand:] (First Batallion Mass Heavy Art'y Maj. Stephen Cabot Commander) {The Garrison at Fort Warren March 1864 Gift of the Peabody Museum of Salem 7 Aug. 1928 8x10 neg. of this made #4122-B}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 151
OVP Number OVP0133
Negative Number 4122-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print.

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

7 August 1928

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.133

Image Dimensions

11.25 x 16.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Peabody Museum, Salem.

Record Details

Originator

Black Photo (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

American symbols
Fortification
Garrisons
Marching bands
Men
Military uniforms
Ordnance
Soldiers
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Harbor

Restrictions

Top left corner of mount creased; ink on recto (from hand-coloring); recto of mount smudged.

Description Level

Item