Trade card for the Temple of Music, Thos. Flaherty & Co., 280 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., 1872

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1872

GUSN

GUSN-260123

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Description

Bloomfield & Otis Pianos and Weber Piano-Fortes are carried by the Flaherty Company on Washington Street. The card image shows the Boston Coliseum, site of the 1872 World's Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival. It was held in Boston in 1872 to commemorate the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The Boston Coliseum, which housed the event, was designed by William Preston and intended to be a temporary structure. The event was organized by composer and bandmaster Patrick Gilmore.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
music
pianos
organs (aerophones)
festivals
peace
temporary buildings
concerts
wars
exterior views
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 3 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.081.01.02.012

Image Dimensions

3 3/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2007.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)
Thomas Flaherty & Company (Publisher)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892

Other Organizations

World’s Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival (1872 : Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Park (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871

Description Level

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