Venus Rising from the Sea statue in the Public Garden, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1898-1905

GUSN

GUSN-221506

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Description

The marble statue entitled Venus Rising from the Sea stands in the center of a fountain in a granite basin on the Arlington Street side of the Public Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. It was the first statue installed in the fountain basins in the Public Garden.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public gardens
statues
marble (rock)
fountains
parks (recreation areas)
negatives (photographic)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Digital ID arb141

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate negative ; 4 1/2 x 5 inches

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid in the Library and Archives.

Collection Code

PC018

Collection Name

Alice Augusta Rogerson Brown photographic collection, c. 1900-1909

Reference Code

PC018.1.2.6.141

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Alice Augusta Rogerson, 1851-1928 (Photographer)

Material Type

negatives (photographic)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Venus (Roman deity)
Venus Rising from the Sea (Statue)
Maid of the Mist (Statue)
Arlington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


Alice Augusta Rogerson Brown Photographic Collection finding aid.
Rand McNally & Co's Handy Guide to Boston and Environs, 1895, 45.
Friends of the Public Garden. The Public Garden Boston, 69.