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Title View down Beacon St from top of Hotel Bellevue
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date June 30, 1892
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of rooftops and buildings in Boston, as seen from an elevated vantage point. In the center of the image is a large American flag hanging over a street; the flag has a portrait of a man in its center, and inscription at top: "REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEE". A trolley car, carriages, and pedestrians are visible on the streets.
(Keywords: Massachusetts)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen took this photograph while visiting the Boston area in June 1892. Other photographs from her trip include Boston Common, the State House, and Harvard University.
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1892
Subjects Cities & towns
Roofs
Hotels
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6100
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2013.
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