Calendar for John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, Mass., 1899

Description

The image caption reads "John Hancock delivering the annual oration on the Boston Massacre." Two separate illustrations show the Boston Massacre event and the exterior of the Old South Meeting House. The item verso has a description of the Boston Massacre. Text on the verso states "Great care has been taken to reproduce the Pulpit and interior of the Church exactly as it appeared at the time of the Oration."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
insurance
portraits
statesmen
governors
orations
interior views
exterior views
meeting houses (religious buildings)
churches (buildings)
chromolithographs
calendars

Physical Description

1 print on paper mounted on board : chromolithograph ; 16 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.13.01.010

Image Dimensions

16 1/4 x 13 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adelaide Fowler, 11 October 1930.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Record Details

Originator

John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)
Ketterlinus Lithographic Manufacturing Company (Printer)

Material Type

chromolithographs
calendars

Other People

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Subjects

Boston Massacre, 1770
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item