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Doorway, 13 West St., Boston, Mass., undated

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.9140.001 (RS287)

Description

An exterior view of the doorway to the C.W. Thompson & Co. music publishing business at 13 West Street in Boston, Massachusetts. Charles W. Thompson and Jonas Michael Miles formed and operated the Miles & Thompson firm to publish, import and deal in American and international sheet music at 13 West Street from July 1, 1889 to July 31, 1898, when Miles returned to practicing law. A sign promoting L. M. (Leander) Eldridge, piano tuner, hangs in the storefront window. Two pilasters with Ionic capitals flank the doorway.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1900-1915
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000287
AccessID: 411
Other identifier: HNEDID-000287
GUSN
195093
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.9140.001

Record details

Originator
Frank Cousins Art Co. (photographer)
Other People
Eldridge, Leander M.
Miles, Jonas M. (Jonas Michael), b. 1857
Other Organizations
C.W. Thompson & Co.
Miles & Thompson
Descriptive Terms
Ionic order
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
doorways
exterior views
pilasters
sheet music
shop signs
storefronts
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
West Street (Boston, Mass.)
music publishers
piano -- tuning
piano tuners
Places
Downtown Crossing (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - West Street - Unmounted

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