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View of Beacon Street from slightly above Charles Street

PC001.01.TMP.001 (RS86797)

Description

Urban view of Beacon Street, unpaved. Residential facades are left, sidewalk and iron fence bordering Boston Common are right.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1875
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
05 May 1927
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: From A. H. Rickards Congress St. 70 Janitor Photos in Old Boston Beacon St. Boston looking up Beacon Hill, from slightly above Charles St. [affixed label:] [printed:] A. H. Rickards 36 Congress Street, In care of Janitor. Photos in OLD BOSTON. {copy neg. #15880-B OVP [circled:] 1}
Dimensions
10.125x 13.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 1
OVP Number: OVP0001
Negative Number: 15880-B
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow.
GUSN
202215
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
city blocks
dwellings
exterior views
eye-level views
fences
ironwork (objects)
row houses
sidewalks
street lighting
streets
urban environments
windows
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto of mount warped and stained.

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