Boston, MA Photos

Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, offers a mixture of American Revolutionary history, culture, major universities, modern skyscrapers & architecture.

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Massachusetts State Capitol (1798), Boston Massachusetts State House gold dome. Boston, MA House chamber of Massachusetts State House. Boston, MA Atrium of Massachusetts State House with city flags. Boston, MA
Freedom Trail Heritage Walking Tour Paul Revere statue. Boston, MA Paul Revere House (c1680). Boston Sunflowers in market. Boston, MA
Park Street Church (1809) & Granary Burying Ground, Boston Park Street Church. Boston King's Chapel (1750), Boston King's Chapel, Boston
Old South Church (1729), Boston Old South Church, Boston Old State House (1713), Boston Old State House, Boston
Faneuil Hall (1762) & Quincy Market Area, Boston Faneuil Hall, Boston Boston City Hall (1968) Boston City Hall
Old North Church (1733) & Copp's Hill Burial Ground, Boston Old North Church. Boston Bullfinch's St Stephen's Church (1804), Boston Bullfinch's St Stephen's Church, Boston
Bunker Hill Monument (1842), Boston Bunker Hill Monument granite obelisk where revolutionary soldiers fought British troops on June 17, 1775. Boston, MA Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, Boston Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge cables & towers mimic shape of nearby Bunker Hill monument & rigging of USS Constitution ship. Boston, MA
Old North End, Boston North End row house with Bay Window. Boston, MA Saint Leonard of Port Maurice Catholic Church (1885-99). Boston, MA Street festival in North End. Boston, MA
USS Constitution (1794), Boston Rigging of USS Constitution still a commissioned US Navy ship at Charlestown Navy Yard. Boston, MA Ship's wheel of USS Constitution at Charlestown Navy Yard. Boston, MA
USS Constitution Museum USS Constitution painting (1863) by W.P.W. Dana at USS Constitution Museum. Boston, MA Pitcher (1815-25) of USS Constitution by Herculaneum Pottery at USS Constitution Museum. Boston, MA
USS Cassin Young Destroyer USS Cassin Young Destroyer at Charlestown Navy Yard. Boston, MA
Boston Common & Public Garden Swan boats on Boston Common. Boston, MA Highrises surrounding Boston Common. Boston, MA George Washington Equestrian Statue at Boston Public Garden. Boston, MA
Beacon Hill Brick apartment in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA Bulfinch designed Nichols House Museum in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA Louisburg Square in Beacon Hill. Boston, MA
Trinity Church, Boston Roofline of Trinity Church. Boston, MA Roof tiles of Trinity Church. Boston, MA
Boston Public Library Lion on staircase of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA Reading room in Boston Public Library. Boston, MA
Copley Square & Back Bay The Berkeley roofline details. Boston, MA Copley Square with Trinity Church, John Hancock Tower, & Fairmont Copley Plaza. Boston, MA
Commonwealth Ave. Heritage Area, Boston Row house along Commonwealth Ave. in Back Bay, Boston, MA Alexander Hamilton Statue on Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA Firefighter's memorial on Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA
Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA Nichols House Museum was home of author Rose Standish Nichols. Boston, MA Vanity dresser in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA Portrait of Rose Standish Nichols by Polly Thayer at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA
Gibson House Museum, Boston, MA Gibson House Museum covers three generations of the Gibson family. Boston, MA Entrance hall staircase at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA Firescreen embroidered with American eagle at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA
Saugus Iron Works NHS, Boston, MA Forge & slitting mill buildings reconstructed at Saugus Iron Works. Boston, MA Frederick Law Olmsted NHS , Boston, MA Frederick Law Olmsted's home where starting 1883 this landscape architect & his sons designed major American parks. It is now run as a house museum by the National Parks Service as the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. Brookline, MA
Boston Skylines & Skyscrapers Boston skyline with Prudential, lace-domed 111 Huntington Avenue & John Hancock Towers seen across Boston Bay. Boston, MA John Hancock Tower. Boston, MA
Boston Modern Architecture & Vistas Skyscrapers of downtown Boston, MA Federal Reserve Bank Building. Boston, MA 75 State St., Boston, MA
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
American Paintings
American Sculpture
American Furniture
American Ceramics
American Glass
American Silver
American Native Arts
European Paintings
European Decorative Arts
Egyptian Collection
Greek & Roman Collection
Oriental Collection
Museum of Fine Arts (1909) by architect Guy Lowell. Boston, MA


La Japonaise (1876) by Claude Monet at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts (2010) by architects Foster & Partners. Boston, MA


Decanter (1904-5) by Charles Robert Ashbee at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Gallery in Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA


Roman cameo of Victory driving chariot with Eros (31 BCE - 14 AD) at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (1896). Boston, MA Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Courtyard. Boston, MA Sculpture of Egyptian god Horus at Gardner Museum. Boston, MA
New England Aquarium Common Cuttlefish in New England Aquarium. Boston, MA
Institute of Contemporary Art & Boston Harbor Area Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, MA Boston Children's Museum. Boston, MA Boston Convention Center. Boston, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA MIT Computer Science by Frank Gehry. Cambridge, MA Great Dome at MIT by William Welles Bosworth. Cambridge, MA MIT Kresge Auditorium by Eero Saarinen. Cambridge, MA
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Samuel Johnston Gate (1889) at Harvard. Cambridge, MA Harvard Memorial Church. Cambridge, MA. Sever Hall (1878) by Henry Hobson Richardson on Harvard Yard. Cambridge, MA
Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA Harvard Art Museums (Arthur M. Sackler building). Cambridge, MA. French Impressionist gallery at Harvard Art Museums. Cambridge, MA.
Peabody Museum of American Archeology & Ethnology + Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge Zuni ceramic owl (c1953) at Peabody Museum. Cambridge, MA. Glass flower model by Leopold & Rudolph Blaschka at Harvard Museum of Natural History. Cambridge, MA.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow National Historic Site in Vassall-Craigie Museum House (1759), Cambridge, MA Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow-House (1759), now Longfellow National Historic Site. Cambridge, MA Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Study at Longfellow National Historic Site. Cambridge, MA. George Washington portrait at Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow-House headquarters for Washington & American Revolutionary troops (July 1775 - April 1776). Cambridge, MA
Lexington, MA Minuteman statue on Lexington Battle Green. Lexington, MA. Buckman Tavern where Minute Men gathered before facing British troops on April 19, 1775. Lexington, MA. Hancock-Clarke Parsonage (1737), the Lexington Destination of Paul Revere who rode to warn of British on April 18, 1775. Lexington, MA.
Concord, MA Battle Road & Hartwell Tavern at Minute Men National Historical Park. Concord, MA. Old North Bridge & monuments of "Shot heard round the world" of Revolutionary War at Minute Men National Historical Park. Concord, MA. First Parish in Concord (1901), Concord, MA.
Concord Museum, Concord, MA Concord Museum through round window. Concord, MA Sofa in Ralph Waldo Emerson's study at Concord Museum. Concord, MA Plaster bust of Henry David Thoreau by Walton Ricketson at Concord Museum. Concord, MA
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Concord, MA Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. Concord, MA Dining room fireplace with mantle clock at Orchard House. Concord, MA Louisa May Alcott portrait at Orchard House. Concord, MA
Boston Transit Boston underground trains at North Station. Boston, MA
Salem, Marblehead, Beverly, Gloucester, Rockport, MA Rigging of Friendship of Salem. Salem, MA House of Seven Gables. Salem, MA Safdie's entrance hall of Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Birthplace NHS, Boston, MA John Fitzgerald Kennedy Birthplace National Historic Site. Boston, MA Parlor fireplace at John F. Kennedy NHS. Boston, MA Bassinet used for JFK & other Kennedy children in nursery at John F. Kennedy NHS. Boston, MA
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library. Boston, MA Win with Kennedy straw hat in JFK Library. Boston, MA
University of Massachusetts Boston Joseph P. Healy Library at University of Massachusetts Boston & sculpture Huru by Mark di Suervo. Boston, MA
Quincy Facade of United First Parish Church. Quincy, MA
John Adams & John Quincy Adams
Adams Birthplace
Peacefield, Quincy
John Adams birthplace who became second American President. Quincy, MA Peacefield home of  Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Quincy, MA
Crane Library, Quincy Crane Library. Quincy, MA Detail of carved fireplace in Crane Library. Quincy, MA
Ben Franklin Monuments Portrait of Benjamin Franklin by David Rent Etter, after Charles Willson Peale after David Martin in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
Charles Bulfinch, Architect Cupola with pineapple finial atop Massachusetts State House. Boston, MA Henry Hobson Richardson, Architect Roofline of Trinity Church. Boston, MA

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