Grand Army of the Republic parade, Beacon Street, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1890

Location Note

OVP 4

GUSN

GUSN-221285

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Description

A group of civil war musicians pass the viewing stand as part of the veterans parade in front of the State House on Beacon Street. President Benjamin Harrison and General William Tecumseh Sherman were in attendance. The 24th Grand Army Encampment took place in Boston in August 1890.

Details

Descriptive Terms

parades
commemorations (events)
anniversaries
veterans
musicians
civil wars
photographs
photographic prints
photomechanical prints

Inscription

E. Chickering 1904 (printed)
Received
[illegible]
Rodger Kingston
Belmont, MA
July 1981 (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0034

Physical Description

1 photographic print : photomechanical ; 29 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1981-07

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.034

Image Dimensions

11 7/8 x 29 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
photographic prints
photomechanical prints

Other People

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

Other Organizations

Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment (24th : 1890 : Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 4