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Bird's-eye view of the Old State House and Ames Building, State St., Boston, Mass., undated

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Title:
Bird's-eye view of the Old State House and Ames Building, State St., Boston, Mass., undated
Description:
This view was photographed from 53 State Street and focuses on the Old State House and its balcony from which the Declaration of Independence was first read in Boston. The taller Oakes Ames Building, a short distance past the State House on Court Street, is the second tallest mason bearing-wall structure in the world. It was designed by Boston architects Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge.
Photographer:
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928
Architect:
Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
commercial buildings
public buildings
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
bird's-eye views
capitols
exterior views
streetscapes
intersections
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Ames family
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Old State House (Boston, Mass.)
Ames Building (Boston, Mass.)
Sears Building (Boston, Mass.)
First National Bank Building (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 photographic print
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
196508
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7500.001