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Bostonian Society Museum just outside Boston City Hall. Boston, Mass 🇺🇸📷 - - - #phantomlightphotography #boston #travel #massachusetts #blackandwhite #bostoncityhall #bostoniansociety #eastcoast #faneuilhall
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So my last post for #BlueMonday naturally leads into this one. Most people by a T-shirt on vacation. I head to the #sandwichfleamarket and buy yet another blue-and-white commemorative history plate. Don’t ask how many I have...but how was I supposed to resist one featuring the Boston Massacre, and a unique version of the Old State House? @bostoniansociety #blueandwhitepottery #bostoniansociety #blueandwhitepotteryobsessed #fleamarket #fleamarketfinds #bostonmassacre #americanrevolution #commemorative #oldstatehouse #whoopsididitagain #canthelpmyself
Thanks for the great mention, @panoramaboston ! Just in time for the start of school next week, too. . #Repost : In the current issue: our #guide to #NorthEndBoston , an interview with local #playwright Patrick Gabridge, a #history of the North Bennet Street School, and more! . . . #bostonguide #bostonhistory #panoramaboston #nbssboston #throughthekeyhole #bostoniansociety #oldstatehouse #backtoschool #northend #visitboston
it’s so special to bring voices to unknown or overlooked figures in history, especially #blackstories . we are more than just a slave narrative. cato & dolly, the story of the hancock mansion that isn’t about john, is playing at the old state house through sept. 29th every monday, wednesday and saturday! join us! #oldstatehouse #catoanddolly #playsinplace #bostoniansociety #museumtheatre #feelsomething #dancer #actor #singer #artist #art #mixed #mixedboy #latino #blackboy #blacktheatre
Breathtaking room with minimal electric light. #librarylighting #daylighting #bostoniansociety #bostonlibrary
As I do whenever I travel for work,....I love to explore when I have some free time. A little known fact about me is I’m a history buff. And Boston is a city steeped in history. Now, Boston is not new to me...but, I had never explored the South End before, so, we headed out...when suddenly, my Jew-dar (similar to Gaydar or Spidey Sense😏) began to buzz....I noticed a large Star of David on the facade of what I assumed was once a synagogue. I was intrigued since it was now condos & a 7-11. What I discovered, was so much cooler. The plaque I found literally & figuratively made my heart sing. Swipe ⬅️. #Boston #SouthEnd #history #historicalBoston #cameraconference2018 #bostoniansociety
Little bit of snack art for the first day of school #catoanddolly #playsinplace #bostoniansociety #feelsomething #actor #dancer #singer #bostonhistory
New York City - Boston by mega bus 波士頓踩點行程 📍Old State House 老州議會大廈 📍Quincy Market 昆西市場 📍Boston Society 📍Neptune Oyster 龍蝦生蠔海鮮餐廳 第一次在外站烙跑還要外宿覺得有點緊張,幸好紐約很熟順利上車,接下來就是deadhead小廢物狀態,連飛很多天覺得一直睡不飽也能觀光🤗 #oldstatehouse #quincymarket #quincymarketboston #bostoniansociety #neptuneoyster #boston #bostonlobster #lobster #oysters #hsinyisky #hsinskycrewlife #streetphotography #crew #061318 #megabus
Two years ago, I enrolled into a program that changed my life on every level. I am beyond thankful for the skills I’ve learned, maturity I’ve gained, and lifelong friendships I’ve made. Last week, our class completed the John Hancock Door Surround for The Bostonian Society at the Old State House. This project was a culmination of many of our lessons and is a standing representation of the past and our own futures in Preservation Carpentry. Thank you @nbssboston and to my classmates and instructors, who have made all the difference in my life. • • • #nbss #preservationcarpentry #johnhancock #oldstatehouse #bostoniansociety #craftmanship #woodworking #love
North Bennet Street School preservation carpenters work on a Hancock House entryway exhibit at Boston's Old State House. It has been in storage for more than 20 years, but the historic 12-panel, 280-year-old door that belonged to the first Massachusetts governor is finally going to reappear to the public next month. It will be the centerpiece of a new Bostonian Society revitalization project: a re-creation of the original 1737 Hancock House entryway, complete with wallpaper and hand-carved brackets, wood columns, and timber frames. (Barry Chin/Globe Staff) #door #OldStateHouse #Boston #history #revitalization #BostonianSociety
Awaiting the lecture about the Hancock Mansion Door #nbss #historicpreservation #bostoniansociety
Happening next Thursday! Free lecture explaining how our Preservation Carpentry students were commissioned by @bostoniansociety to build a full-scale reproduction of the long-gone Hancock Mansion's opulent surrounding entryway. The historic door and recreated doorway will be on display. . More info at nbss.edu/calendar. . . . #preservation #carpentry #hancockdoor #hancockmansion #preservationmonth #thisplacematters #history #bostonhistory #historic #johnhancock #bostonian #bostoniansociety #oldstatehouse
Regrann from @rickinmarblehead - State Street, Boston. about 1805 (detail) #bostoniansociety #oldstatehousemuseum #archi_ologie #downtownboston - #regrann If you love the history of MA, then you must follow @rickinmarblehead
State Street, Boston. about 1805 (detail) #bostoniansociety #oldstatehousemuseum #archi_ologie #downtownboston
The backbone to any successful project is lots and lots of drafting! Second-year Preservation Carpentry student @iancubie has led our class with careful, measured drawings of our recreation door surround for John Hancock’s original front door. This is our largest and most complicated project and ultimately will be exhibited by @bostoniansociety at the Old State House. . Stay tuned for more updates as we tackle different elements. . 📷 @mcbernier . #nbss #preservation #carpentry #drafting #scaleddrawing #johnhancock #bostoniansociety #igtakeover #hancockdoor
#Repost @rickinmarblehead with @get_repost ・・・ The Boston Massacre. March 5 1770. this account was published in The Boston Gazette, March 12. #bostoniansociety #oldstatehousemuseum #bostonmassacre #paulrevere #crispusattucks
The Boston Massacre. March 5 1770. this account was published in The Boston Gazette, March 12. #bostoniansociety #oldstatehousemuseum #bostonmassacre #paulrevere #crispusattucks
Old State House Boston on a beautiful day. Here the Declaration of Independence was read to the people for the first time in the 1776. The house was built in the year 1713. #boston #massachusetts #igersboston #oldstatehouse #declarationofindependence #freedomtrail #bostoniansociety #bostonian #1713 #1776 #history of the #unitedstates of #america #instatravel #instagood #instahistory #geschichte der #usa #unabhängigkeitserklärung #löwe und #einhorn als Symbole der Britischen #krone #british #royal #empire #bostonsworld
The Old State House is a historic building in Boston at the intersection of Washington and State Streets. Built in 1713, it was the seat of the Massachusetts General Court until 1798, and is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States. While most choose to photograph this gorgeous building from the east side to showcase its beautiful spire and bell tower, I chose the worm's eye view due to the juxtaposition of the modern buildings in the background. #landscape #boston #bostongovernmentcenter #oldstatehouse #beantown #touristinboston #bostoniansociety #freedomtrail #nationalhistoriclandmarks #downtownboston #colorphotography #architecture #earlyamerica
For the 8th day of #georgianjanuary , jewel tones: John Hancock’s red velvet coat and embroidered blue silk waistcoat (1780s, Old State House, Boston). Both suitably elaborate garments for one of the richest men in Massachusetts. #hancock #bostoniansociety #oldstatehouse #fashionhistory #velvet #silk #foundingfathers #crimson #jeweltones
When you celebrate your best friend’s birthday and end up in a car accident. #bostoniansociety
Our friends at the Bostonian Society/Old State House were looking stately today 😏 #oldstatehouse #oldstatehouseboston #bostoniansociety #bostonhistory #igershistory #igersboston #igersmass #igersma #igersmassachusetts #freedomtrail
Thomas and Katherine Clarke were in the Royal Painter and paperhanger Guild starting in the 1680s. When they moved to Boston they incorporated their sign into their building. The sign stayed there till the 1820s. It is now at the Bostonian Society. #oldsigns #bostoniansociety #royalarms #wallpaper #carvedsigns #mynewengland
Dressing for work (or looking for a mind at work)! Yes, I've been listening to Hamilton. 1. shift & stays 2. fichu and pocket, hair up 3. petticoat, stomacher, gown and cap 4. powder (Besame violet brightening powder), rouge (from a historically accurate makeup company on etsy), and lip color (Ilia Arabian Knights) #bostoniansociety #oldstatehouse #revolutionarywar #historicalclothing #historicalinterpretation #corset #historygeek #historygram #revolutionarycharacters #bostonhistory #myjob #reenactor #historicaldress
Those buttons! 😍 And today the waistcoat has a turn on the tailors table! #hancock #johnhancock #oldstatehouse #waistcoat #18thcentury #bostoniansociety
Mr. F selling Lisbon lemons...although it looks like he may have stolen @joshm5816 's coat. . . . #lisbonlemons #lemonsforsale #lemonlove #livinghistory #echoesofthepast #bostoniansociety #boston
Best shoe black in Boston! Your shoes will look just as good as when you bought them second hand. #shoeblack #livinghistory #echoesofthepast #shoeshine #reenactorsofinstagram #boston #middlingsort #bostonma #bostoniansociety #1765
#FreedomTrail Player Lucy Flucker Knox captured this beautiful afternoon view of the #OldStateHouse last week! 🇺🇸☀️ • 📸: @narms13
Here are some of the lovely, clever historical interpreters at The Bostonian Society wearing the new cotton chintz gowns I made for them! The fabrics are from Colonial Williamsburg and the gown pattern is by the incomparable Larkin and Smith. My first gown comission outside of the BTPSM taught me a lot (particularly about time management - I have so many awesome jobs to juggle), but I'm very pleased with how everything came together. Photo by @bostoniansociety #bostoniansociety #oldstatehouse #colonialamerica #colonialboston #historicalcostume #livinghistory #handsewn #upperclass #chintz #gown #reproductionfabric #18thcentury #18thcenturyfashion #seamstress #costumer #larkinandsmith #newdress
Brian Pfeiffer discusses what #faneuilhall potentially looked like before it's restoration in 1923 on our #blog . This is a colorized postcard courtesy of the #bostoniansociety 🏛 #historicboston #boston #historicpreservation
In the room where it happened. #bloodonthesnow #councilchamber #bostoniansociety
A night of history and theater ahead. #bloodonthesnow #oldstatehouse #bostoniansociety
On my way to drop off the first 18th century gown I've made as an independent comissioned seamstress. Made in 11 days while also working a full-time job, including 2 Tavern Night performances and my high school reunion. The deadline nearly killed me, but Elizabeth Cummings is going to look fabulous in her new gown at the Old State House this summer! #finalproduct #finishedproject #tightdeadline #seamstress #handsewn #chintz #gown #reproductionfabric #18thcentury #18thcenturyfashion #historicalcostume #larkinandsmith #oldstatehouse #bostoniansociety #bostonhistory #colonialboston
On July 18th, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was read to the People of Boston from this balcony. Then every year since 1780, on the 4th, it had been read to celebrate and remember. Now performed with a bit more pomp and circumstance, (including confetti cannons most years) it is a must see event. I attend every year, always leaving proud and patriotic. And, pleased I didn't miss one detail of the facade of this building. Buy your paper version of the Old State House in the link in bio. . . #1776 #letfreedomring #harborfest #Oldstatehouse #bostoniansociety #boston #bostonstrong #thepopupbook #BostonPopUpBook
You know you're on State Street when the buildings double as works of art. 🇺🇸🦅🏙 • 📸: @pseudorogue
Loved seeing this historical play performed in the ACTUAL room where it happened. So cool. (With reproduction furniture by Eli Cleveland and the North Bennett Street School.) And then I got a glorious cannoli and walked around the North End while catching up with Courtney O'Connor, who directed the play. We utterly failed to remember we should take a selfie. 😊 #friends #emerson #historicaltheater #theroomwhereithappens #bloodonthesnow #bostoniansociety
Finally got to try on my character's costume for my new job with the #BostonianSociety at the #OldStateHouse ! I'm gesturing to my character's newspaper ad on the wall, seen in my previous post. #historicalinterpretation #colonialhistory #americanhistory #bostonhistory #periodcostume #igersboston
A classic view in downtown #Boston 🏙🚖🇺🇸
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