R.H. White department store decorated for Grand Army of the Republic, Washington St., Boston, Mass., 1890

Description

Exterior view of the R. H. White department store decorated with flags, pennants, and bunting, for the Grand Army of the Republic parade along Washington St., Boston, 1890. There are pedestrians and horsecars along the street. The Twenty-fourth National Encampment of the G. A. R. was held in Boston in August of 1890.

Details

Descriptive Terms

department stores
decorations (honor)
veterans
flags
horsecars
pedestrians
parades
commemorations (events)
anniversaries
civil wars
card photographs (photographs)

Physical Description

1 mounted black-and-white photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1988

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8630.002

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5.25 x 4.25 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

card photographs (photographs)

Other Organizations

Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment (24th : 1890 : Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Mass: Boston: Washington St: General: Mounted