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Boston Storage Warehouse

GC002.02.024 (RS129846)

Description

A colored lithograph advertising the Boston Storage Warehouse and its new building in West Chester Park--"Huntington Ave. and Back Bay cars pass near the warehouse." The facility had twelve sections to store furniture, pianos, pictures, carriages, sleighs, trunks, and "merchandise of certain kinds."

The phone number is displayed, along with the name of the general manager to contact for rates.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1885
Physical Description
1 color lithograph
Dimensions
15x 18(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR24OVR
GUSN
198902
Reference Code
GC002.02.024

Record details

Originator
Forbes Co. (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
carriages (vehicles)
furniture
pianos
pictures (two-dimensional representations)
sleighs
storage facilities
trunks (containers)
warehouses
Material Type
color lithographs
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Verticale file 4: OVR 21-30
Physical Access Restrictions
fair - a few tears that cut into image

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