Group portrait taken to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Faneuil Hall Market

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

26 August 1876

GUSN

GUSN-202374

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Description

Group studio portrait taken of the Mayor of Boston and the four original occupants to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Faneuil Hall Market. From left to right: Nathan Robbins; Harrison Bird; Honorable Samuel C. Cobb, Mayor; F. Herman Curtis; and Ebenezer Holden.

Details

Descriptive Terms

commemorations (events)
group portraits
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [printed:] FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF FANEUIL HALL MARKET August 26, 1876. HON SAMUEL C. COBB, MAYOR, AND THE FOUR ORIGINAL OCCUPANTS. Nathan Robbins. Harrison Bird. His Honor Samuel C. Cobb, Mayor F. Herman Curtis. Ebenezer Holden. [printed with photographer's name:] Black & Co. Photos. Verso of mount: Purchased from Charles Wood III 8/15/73 {Meetings #7}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 162
OVP Number OVP0313

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

15 August 1973

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.313

Image Dimensions

13.875 x 15.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Charles Wood III.

Record Details

Originator

Black & Co. (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other People

Bird, Harrison
Cobb, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1826-1891
Curtis, F. Herman
Holden, Ebenezer
Robbins, Nathan

Subjects

Mayors
Men
Older people
Boston (Mass.)

Restrictions

Heavy scratches across recto and recto of mount; top edge of mount chipped with small pieces missing.

Description Level

Item

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