Hancock House, Beacon Street, Boston, Mass.

Description

A black and white photograph of the front facade of the Hancock House on Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. On the back of the photograph is the following historical information: "John Hancock, first Governor of Massachusetts under the State Constitution, lived in this house; it was built in the year 1737 and stood on Beacon Street, Boston." The image shows the Hancock House with trees growing in the front. A woman is seated on an upper balcony.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
houses
dwellings
historic buildings
landmark buildings
statesmen
governors
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 black and white photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1943-11-22

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.0870.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of the Bostonian Society, Nov. 22, 1943.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Subjects

Architectural photography
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item