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Exterior view of old Custom House, Boston, Mass., undated

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.3200.001 (RS82159)

Description

Image of the Boston Custom House before the addition in 1915 of the tower. The exterior image includes the brick square infront of the building and the building's dome is prominent.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date of Acquisition
19160819
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
6x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
191102
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.3200.001

Record details

Originator
Halliday Historic Photograph Co. (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
customhouses
exterior views
intersections
squares (open spaces)
streetscapes
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Central Street (Boston, Mass.)
India Street (Boston, Mass.)
McKinley Square (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
United States Customhouse (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 49.

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