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View of the Old South Meeting House from Province Court, Boston, Mass., 1922

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8840.001 (RS18248)

Description

A pile of bricks and sections of framing remain of the demolished Province House. The spire of the Old South Meeting House on Washington Street in Boston rises above the buildings in the background. On a building next to the demolition site, there are signs for: "Robert R. McNutt Co., building, wrecking, Boston" and "Jackson, 18, tailor, clothes cleaned, dyed, and repaired." William Jackson's tailoring business was located at 18 Province Court.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1922
Date Notes
May 1922
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000121
AccessID: 177
Other identifier: HNEDID-000121
GUSN
194867
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8840.001

Record details

Originator
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (photographer)
Descriptive Terms
brick (clay product)
demolition
frame construction
meeting houses (religious buildings)
spires
steeples (building components)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Province Court (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
city life
Places
Downtown Crossing (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Old South Meeting House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Boston: Washington St.: Province House

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