Group portrait of sixteen newspaper men and reporters standing on the front steps of the Massachusetts State House

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1903

GUSN

GUSN-202370

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Description

Group portrait of sixteen newspaper men and reporters standing on the front steps of the State House, including Charles E. Mann (front row, third from left), Raymond Bridgeman (front row, second from left), Arthur Bridgeman (first row, first from left), and Bill Murphy (back row, second from right).

Details

Descriptive Terms

Costume (Hierarchy Name)
group portraits
hats
headgear
collodion prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [photographer's name impressed into recto of mount:] Photo by E. Chickering; Verso of mount: [attached caption:] [in ink:] The men who wrote the State House news in 1903, when C.E. Mann gave up the State House News Bureau he had founded in the 1890s [attached caption, with diagram, in ink:] The men who covered the State House news in 1903, when Charles E. Mann gave up the State House News Bureau he had founded to become Clerk of the Railroad Commission 1. Charles E. Mann, head of State House News Bureau 2. Raymond Bridgeman - Springfield Republican 3. Arthur Bridgeman - covered Senate " " 4. Copeland, took over News Bureau, when C.E.M. left 5. Robinson, known as "Robby" 6. Billy Murphy - Boston Globe

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 158
OVP Number OVP0300

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.300

Image Dimensions

10.125 x 13.25 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Chickering, Elmer (Photographer)

Material Type

collodion prints
photographs

Other People

Bridgeman, Arthur
Bridgeman, Raymond
Mann, Charles E.

Other Organizations

Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.). News Bureau

Subjects

Men
Reporters and reporting
Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Adhesive tape attached to verso of mount; bottom right cand top left corners missing.

Description Level

Item