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Urban view of Beacon Street at Charles Street with entrance to Boston Public Garden

PC001.01.TMP.004 (RS86778)

Description

Urban view of Beacon Street at Charles Street. An unidentified man is seated on the curb, near the entrance to the Boston Public Garden, left.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1870
Date of Acquisition
10 April 1929
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Congress St. Janitor [new paragraph:] Photos in Old Boston From A.H. Rickards 35 Congress St. 70 Janitor [in pencil, in a different hand:] } listed in City Directory 1901 at this address [new paragraph, in previous hand:] Beacon St. 1870 [new paragraph, in pencil, in a different hand:] at Charles Street [in previous hand:] Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth 10 April 1929
Dimensions
10.625x 14.375(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 5
OVP Number: OVP0004
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth.
GUSN
202218
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.004

Record details

Descriptive Terms
city blocks
dwellings
entrances
exterior views
eye-level views
façades
row houses
sidewalks
street lighting
streets
urban environments
urban parks
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Men
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Fine cracks in emulsion.

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