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Exterior view of Dr. Winslow Lewis House, between Carver Street and Park Square, 75 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass., 1856-1859

PC001.01.TMP.021 (RS86786)

Description

Dr. Winslow Lewis was a Boston Public Library Trustee and president of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The House was built by Captain Winslow Lewis, the doctor's father. The photograph was taken from the southwest corner of the Boston Common looking across Boylston Street. The old Providence Depot, razed in 1872, can be seen in Park Square on the right side of the image. Carver Street with its row of houses can be seen on the left side.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1856-1859
Date of Acquisition
20 March 1934
Physical Description
1 photographic print ; 20 x 16 inches
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Boylston St. from Boston Common. Park Square on the right. Carver St. on the left [in a different hand, in pencil:] Boston, Massachusetts [stamped:] GIVEN MARCH 20, 1934 BY MRS. WALTER K. WATKINS
Dimensions
20x 16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 15
OVP Number: OVP0021
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, March 29, 1934
GUSN
202228
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.021

Record details

Other People
Lewis, Winslow, 1770-1850
Lewis, Winslow, 1799-1875
Other Organizations
Boston Public Library
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
houses
physicians
presidents
railroad stations
shipmasters
streetscapes
trustees
Material Type
photographic prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Carver Street (Boston, Mass.)
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston and Providence Railroad Station (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Copy print.
Physical Access Restrictions
Ink on recto from retouching; yellowed; edges of mount chipped.

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