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Exterior view of commercial buildings, Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Street, Cambridge, Mass., undated

PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0090.001 (RS81201)

Description

This exterior view of a curved commercial block at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Streets is viewed from the opposite corner. There are a number of stores and businesses that occupy the building such as Tupper Photographer and J. W.Wyeth & Co. Grocers. A glassed in area on the third floor may be part of Tupper's studio. The 1913 Cambridge City Directory lists the Tupper Studio at 1388 Massachusetts Avenue, at the intersection of Boylston Street. H. William Tupper (also listed in sources as William H. Tupper) was a photographer and photographic studio manager. The 1913 Cambridge City Directory lists Mrs. Adelaide M. Tupper and Mabel L. Tupper for the studio.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1890-1920
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 8 x 11 inches
Dimensions
8x 11(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
172855
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0090.001

Record details

Other Organizations
J.H. Wyeth & Co. Grocers
Tupper Photographer (Firm)
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
exterior views
grocery stores
photographers
storefronts
stores
studios (work spaces)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boylston Street (Cambridge, Mass.)
Massachusetts Avenue (Cambridge, Mass.)
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

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