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Exterior view of Baker Memorial Church, Dorchester, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0100.001 (RS161)

Description

An exterior view shows the Baker Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church in the Uphams Corner neighborhood of Dorchester, Massachusetts from across the intersection of Columbia Road and Cushing Avenue. The church was dedicated on June 14, 1891. The congregation left the premises around the 1940s. Sarah Baker, a member of the First Episcopal Methodist Church, bequeathed funds for the construction of a new church.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
18 November 1895
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000161
AccessID: 240
Other identifier: HNEDID-000161
GUSN
194929
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0100.001

Record details

Originator
Haskell, Arthur C. (Arthur Cushman), 1890-1968 (Photographer)
Other People
Baker, Sarah
Descriptive Terms
Episcopal
Methodist
Richardsonian Romanesque
churches (buildings)
exterior views
front (positional attribute)
religious buildings
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Columbia Road (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Cushing Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Places
Uphams Corner (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Baker Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Dorchester: Modern, public and commercial bldgs, 3 of 3 - Unmounted

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