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State Street, 1801, Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-202353

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Description

The image is an undated reproduction based on a painting by James Brown Marston, "Old State House, 1801." The text superimposed on the image reads "When Paul Revere was a district nurse, by Margaret Fitzhugh Browne." Browne was a portrait artist and the art editor for the Boston Evening Transcript. The image and text may have been used for a newspaper article.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
historic buildings
public buildings
capitols
commercial buildings
streetscapes
intersections
collodion prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: [twice, circled: 1] Used Boston Trans Jan 21- 1922 [stamped with photographer's name and address:] N. L. Stebbins, PHOTOGRAPHER, 132 Boylston St. Boston, Mass. {[twice:] Gift of Boston Evening Transcript [crossed out: 27 Nov. 1933] 18 Oct. 1933}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 141
OVP Number OVP0101

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

18 October 1933

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.101

Image Dimensions

13.25 x 17.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Evening Transcript.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Marston, James Brown, 1775-1817 (Artist)

Material Type

collodion prints
photographs

Other People

Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Browne, Margaret Fitzhugh, 1884-1972

Subjects

State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

See "State Street in 1801," Bostonian Society, Catalog number: X0288. See "State Street, 1801," Massachusetts Historical Society.

Restrictions

Bottom left edge of print creased; pin holes on all four corners of mount and along edges; mount torn, bottom left edge; finger print smudges on verso of mount.

Description Level

Item

Related Items

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

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