Exterior of Chelsea Square, Chelsea, Mass., ca. 1870s

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1870-1879

Location Note

OVP L10

GUSN

GUSN-221409

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Description

Exterior view of Chelsea Square ca. 1870s, showing the Grand Army of the Republic in dress uniform and a marching band standing in the square. Horses, carriages, and stores and signs visible in the background, as well as the Grand Army Hall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
group portraits
soldiers
photographs
albumen prints

Inscription

A.H. Folsom, photographer
48 Alleghany St., Roxbury (stamped)
EL Lank (handwritten)
Library purchase Feb. 1981
Chelsea Square
c. 1870s (handwritten)
Marching #2 (handwritten)
½ black bordered?
[illegible]
175
[illegible] (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0176

Physical Description

1 photograph : albumen, mounted and matted ; 16 5/8 x 13 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1981-02

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.176

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Image Dimensions

13 x 16 5/8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
albumen prints

Subjects

Marching bands

Descriptive Terms

signs
signposts
Chelsea Square, Chelsea, Massachusetts

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP L10