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Geo. W. Pettes Dry Goods Warehouse, Corner of Washington & Summer Sts., Boston

GC002.01.MA.3550.011 (RS97849)

Description

This corner view of Geo. W. Pettes Dry Goods Warehouse shows people walking into the store and a carriage going by. The building advertises "Wholesale & Retail / Silks, Shawls & Rich Dress Goods / Foreign & American Dry Goods Warehouse."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1846
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1932-02-19
Physical Description
1 wood block print
Dimensions
3x 4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR248
Credit Line
Gift of W.K. Watkins, 1932
GUSN
198363
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3550.011

Record details

Descriptive Terms
dress (culture-related concept)
exterior views
retailers
shawls
shopping
silk (textile)
warehouses
wholesalers
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Washington St.
Physical Access Restrictions
poor

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