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Exterior view of F.L. Ames Wholesale Store

PC001.01.TMP.018 (RS86789)

Description

Exterior view of the F. L. Ames Wholesale Store at the corner of Bedford Street and Kingston Street, as designed by H.H. Richardson. Two carts are parked in front of the building.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1886
Date of Acquisition
15 June 1934
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: The Bedford Street Building destroyed by fire 1889. Designed by H.H. Richardson [in pencil, in a different hand:] Built in 1882 [in previous hand:] Gift of Mr. Wm. S. Appleton 15 June 1934 {copy neg. #11165-B}
Dimensions
16.75x 12.125(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 12
OVP Number: OVP0018
Negative Number: 11165-B
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton.
GUSN
202225
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.018

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Richardsonian Romanesque
arches
awnings
carts
city blocks
commercial buildings
exterior views
eye-level views
façades
granite (rock)
urban environments
windows
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Bedford Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Kingston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places (Buildings)
F.L. Ames Wholesale Store (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Piece of right edge of mount missing; top right corner of mount crushed; photograph and mount punctured (bottom center); pencil and other marks across verso of mount

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