The Prince of Wales Reviewing the Military on Boston Common

1860
Delos Barnum (American, 1825–1873)


Dimensions

Mount: 8.5 x 17.2 cm (3 3/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.3031

Medium or Technique

Stereocard, albumen prints mounted to card stock

Not On View

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Stereographs

Inscription

verso, in graphite, The Prince of Wales Reviewing the Military on Boston Common [October 18, 1860]

Markings

blind stamp, left edge: Barnum/Photographer/Boston

Provenance

Oliver Wendell Holmes (b. 1809 – d. 1894), Boston; by descent to his grandson, Edward Jackson Holmes (b. 1873 – d. 1950), Boston; 1950, bequeathed by Edward Jackson Holmes to his widow, Mary Stacy Beaman Holmes (b. 1875 – d. 1964), Boston; 1965, bequest of Mrs. Holmes to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 19, 2012)

Credit Line

Edward Jackson Holmes Collection