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Alexander W. Longfellow's Record of Architectural Commissions

Description

Alexander W. Longfellow, (presumed) record of architectural commissions. Over 30 professionally made photographs document interiors and exteriors of buildings in Little Harbor, New Hampshire; Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury, Lancaster, Charlestown and Brookline, Massachusetts.; Allegheny and Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Included are views of sections of the elevated subway designed by Longfellow in Boston and Cambridge. Photographic quality is excellent; documentation needs to be improved. Connection with this well-known Boston architect seems probable, but not conclusively proven. Dates: 1890s.Compiled by (?) the firm of Longfellow, Alden & Harlow [or] a record of their projects.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1890s
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 15 7/16 x 19 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 97
GUSN
194301
Reference Code
PC009.097

Record details

Originator
Possibly Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth, 1854-1934 (Architect)
Other People
Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth, 1854-1934
Other Organizations
Longfellow, Alden and Harlow (Firm)
Descriptive Terms
Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Boston, Massachusetts
Brookline, Massachusetts
Charlestown, Massachusetts
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Lancaster, Massachusetts
Little Harbor, New Hampshire
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Roxbury, Massachusetts
architectural elements
historic buildings
stairs
subways
Material Type
albumen prints
photograph albums
Subjects
Architecture
Places
Little Harbor (Rockingham county, New Hampshire) [bay]
Dorchester Heights (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Lancaster (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
photo albums 97,98

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