Polly Sumner Doll: Conventional & Controversial Cargo Exhibit
Visit Old South Meeting House to view our new exhibit, Polly Sumner Doll: Conventional & Controversial Cargo, featuring a stunning reproduction of the Polly Sumner doll and other objects from the Boston Tea Party.
On December 16, 1773, Bostonians destroyed tea from three merchant ships in an act of political protest that we call the “Boston Tea Party.” However, the “detestable” tea was not the only cargo on board. Books, dolls, and other goods that connected Boston to the wider world were unloaded and sold in the town before the tea was destroyed.
Visit Old South Meeting House to view some of this conventional and controversial cargo from Revolutionary Spaces’ collection, including:
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Open daily at Old South Meeting House. Entrance to this exhibit is included in the cost of admission. To purchase tickets, visit: https://revolutionaryspaces.thundertix.com/events/187090
Seniors (65+) $14
Children 6-12 $8
Military, Veterans, Members, Children 5 and under FREE
Contact: (617) 720-1713
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