Board of Trade and Western Visitors at Long Island, Boston Harbor, June 9, 1865

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1865-06-09

Location Note

OVP L-8

GUSN

GUSN-221634

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Description

Group portrait of Board of Trade and Western Visitors at Long Island, Boston, Mass. showing a mass of people in front of a wooden building. Many of the men are wearing Civil War uniforms and some have musical instruments and there are some tents in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

group portraits
military uniforms
photographs
albumen prints

Inscription

Board of Trade and Western Visitors.photographed at Long Island, Boston Harbor, June 9, 1865, by John A. Whipple formerly at 96, now at new rooms, No. 297 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. (printed)
Purchased from Charles Wood III 8/15/73

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0295

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, mounted ; 19 x 14 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1973-08-15

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.295

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Image Dimensions

14.5 x 19 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Whipple, John Adams, 1822-1891 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
albumen prints

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP L-8