Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902

Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located at the corner of Tremont and Bromfield Streets, the museum was founded in 1841 and was known as the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts until 1847. The final season at the museum was 1902-3.

From the guide to the Boston Museum Company correspondence, 1864-1884, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)


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