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Informal group portrait of unidentified men, probably employees, standing in front of the Bromfield House

PC001.01.TMP.023 (RS86785)

Description

Informal group portrait of unidentified men, probably employees, standing in front of the Bromfield House (36-38 Bromfield Street) and a neighboring barber shop. A horse-drawn carriage (coach) is parked in front of the tavern. The Bromfield Street Church is partially visible (far right); a woman is leaning out of an adjacent building window (left).

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1850
Date of Acquisition
11 April 1919
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919 [in a different hand, in ink:] Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919 In memory of Mr. Porter #7 Old Bromfield St. {Streets #3}; Dupe, recto of mounht: Bromfield St. Boston - 1850; Dupe, verso of mount: Duplicate [in a different hand:] Exchange with Henry Deeks, June 1985 [in a different hand:] 76-94 [in a different hand:] 15 x 19 1/4 #1335 A. H. Rick[ards]
Dimensions
10.5x 16(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 16
OVP Number: OVP0023
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter in memory of Mr. Porter.
GUSN
202229
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.023

Record details

Other Organizations
Bromfield House (Boston, Mass.)
Bromfield Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
alleys (streets)
arches
business (commercial function)
carriages (vehicles)
city blocks
commercial buildings
exterior views
façades
sidewalks
taverns
urban environments
workers
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Bromfield Street (Boston, Mass.)
Men
Signs and signboards
Women
Related Items
— Same as: OVP0035.1
Physical Access Restrictions
OVP0023: Fine cracks in emulsion across recto, small piece of bottom left corner of mount missing; OVP0035.1: liquid stains on recto, recto of mount, and verso of mount; large pieces of left and right edges of mount missing

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