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View of Boylston Street with pedestrians

PC001.01.TMP.019 (RS86788)

Description

View of Boylston Street looking west from Charles Street. Pedestrians are standing on the corner. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1892
Date of Acquisition
13 April 1934
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Boylston St. Boston, Mass. Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Waters 13 April 1934; Dupe, verso of mount: Boylston St. Park Square at left [in ink, in a different hand:] Boylston Street looking west from Charles Street. Park Square is at the left. Anonymous gift. 9 Nov. 1925
Dimensions
12.25x 16.375(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 13
OVP Number: OVP0019
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Waters. Duplicate (OVP0019-2) donated anonymously 09 November 1925.
GUSN
202226
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.019

Record details

Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
city blocks
commercial buildings
dwellings
exterior views
ironwork (objects)
pedestrians
row houses
shutters (opening components)
sidewalks
storefronts
street lighting
streets
urban environments
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Men
Street railroads. Track
Women
Related Items
— Same as: OVP0019-2
Physical Access Restrictions
Cracks in emulsion across top half of print; smudges across top left quarter of recto and on verso.

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