Group portrait of the Third Battalion of the Eighth Massachusetts Infantry

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

18 April 1899

GUSN

GUSN-202375

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Description

Composite photograph of the Third Battalion of the Eighth Massachusetts Infantry on Boston Common during its last evening parade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Costume (Hierarchy Name)
group portraits
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto: [scratched into negative:] [bottom left:] 717 [bottom right:] 717A [embossed with photographer's copyright notice:] COPYRIGHT BY T.E. MARR 1899; Recto of mount: John B. Ropes[?] Esq Compliments of Edw H Eld[illegible]dy Major Command'g 3rd Battalion Third Battalion 8th Mass Infy U.S.V. In last Evening Parade of Regiment Boston Common April 18th '99 Verso of mount: Gift of W. S. Appleton 12 Feb. 1935 [stamped with photographer's name and address:] T. E. MARR, 180 Tremont St., BOSTON.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 163
OVP Number OVP0319

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

12 February 1935

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.319

Image Dimensions

6.25 x 16.375 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton.

Record Details

Originator

Marr, T. E. (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 8th (1898-1899)

Subjects

Horses
Infantry
Men
Military uniforms
Soldiers
Working animals
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Scratches across top of recto; small bead of adhesive or other residue on mount, top left.

Description Level

Item