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Views in Manufactory of Mason & Hamlin Organ Co., 1877

PC001.04.01.USMA.0280.0010.001 (RS81484)

Description

A man named Edward Holman stands behind a counter at the Mason and Hamlin Organ company in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1877
Date of Acquisition
1924-09-09
Physical Description
1 stereograph ; 3 x 6 inches
Inscriptions
Stock room first floor building about 1877 / Stock Room, 1st floor West building Mason & Hamlin organ factory 162 Broadway, Cambridge, Mass. Mr. Edward Holman is standing behind the counter / he was in charge of the stock rook from 1873-1893 / The Mason and Hamlin Co. moved from its earlier factory,corner of Charles and Cambridge Streets, Boston in 1873 to 162 Broadway, Cambridge and from there to 560 Harrison Ave. Boston in 1923. The manufacture of organs was discontinued in 1917. The Mason and Hamlin Co. which added the manufacture of piano fortes to its industry in 1880, is now (1924) manufacturing piano fortes only, and has so done since 1917. (All this information comes from the president of the company, Mr. Henry L. Mason) (handwritten)
Dimensions
3x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
175551
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.0280.0010.001

Record details

Variant Title
Stock Room 1st Floor West Building
Originator
Lewis, Thomas (Photographer)
Other People
Holman, Edward, Mr.
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
counters (furniture)
organs (aerophones)
retail stores
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Mason & Hamlin
Location Note
Stereo views - Geo - Massachusetts - Cambridge

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