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Exterior view of the Edward Everett School, Dorchester, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.001 (RS132)

Description

A view from across the street shows the front façade of the Edward Everett School in Dorchester, Boston. The walls are partially covered with ivy. A flagpole is adjacent to the entranceway. This was the second school named for Edward Everett, governor of Massachusetts from 1836 to 1840. Located on Sumner Street, it was dedicated on Oct. 26, 1877 per "Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of Boston", 1878, p. 393-394. A print of the school is included in the Report as a frontispiece. The Report describes the style as Queen Anne and lists Ivory Bean as the builder and James F. Marston as the carpenter.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1877-1890s
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000132
AccessID: 232
Other identifier: HNEDID-000132
GUSN
194921
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.001

Record details

Originator
Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)
Other People
Bean, Ivory
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Marston, James
Other Organizations
Boston (Mass.). School Committee
Descriptive Terms
Queen Anne Style
education
exterior views
flagpoles
public buildings
schools (buildings)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Sumner Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
city life
ivy
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Modern: Public and Commercial Buildings: Churches and Schools: Unmounted

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