The first triennial festival of the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston, Mass.--The Grand Opening performance on Tuesday evening, May 5th, at the Boston Music Hall

Collection Type

  • Art

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Hamilton Place

GUSN

GUSN-223377

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Description

This print shows the inside of the Boston Music Hall with its large organ at the back. A conductor stands in the middle of the image, directing the members of the Handel and Haydn Society as they perform to a full house.

Details

Descriptive Terms

music
music halls
festivals
interior views
organs (aerophones)
performances (entertainment events)
audiences
prints (visual works)

Inscription

Boston Music Hall / Hamilton Place / Boston (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and engravings number PR084

Physical Description

1 print

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1925-11-09

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.2050.005

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14.5 x 11.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Champney, W. L. (Illustrator)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Handel and Haydn Society (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Hamilton Place (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

The Boston Music Hall is now the Orpheum Theatre.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Hamilton Place