Boston Public Library, Copley Square, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1917-05-14

GUSN

GUSN-282545

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Description

The sign above the library entrance reads "In acknowledging the great debt of this nation to France the people of Boston gratefully recall that in 1839 Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare of Paris materially contributed to the establishment of this institution."

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
public libraries (institutions)
public libraries (buildings)
streetscapes
squares (open spaces)
philanthropists
wars
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 24059

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.5630.24059

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Other People

Vattemare, Alexandre, 1796-1864

Other Organizations

Boston Public Library

Subjects

Architectural photography
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
World War, 1914-1918

Description Level

Item