Glimpses of Old Boston from Rare Photographs and Prints clippings album

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-103

GUSN

GUSN-283327

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Description

This scrapbook contains a nearly-complete set of clippings from the newspaper series "Glimpses of Old Boston" featuring landmark buildings and street scenes in the 1800s as well as a few associated clippings. Many of the photographs were lent by the Boston Athenaeum. It has an elaborately colored and embossed cover showing the title "Album." Since the pages of the scrapbook are fragild, it should be handled with care

Details

Descriptive Terms

scrapbooks

Physical Description

One scrapbook; 12 x 16 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

1927

Reference Code

MS004.039

Date Notes

19th century

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-103