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Exterior view of the Brattle Street Church, Brattle Square

PC001.01.TMP.024-1 (RS86784)

Description

Oblique exterior view of the Brattle Street Church, Brattle Square, with an unidentified man standing on a street corner opposite the church. A carriage is parked in front of the City Hotel (right, rear).

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1871
Date of Acquisition
14 November 1925
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso: Brattle Sq. Church City Hotel Brattle St. [in a different hand, in ink:] Brattle Street Church Brattle Square Boston, Mass. Anonymous 14 Nov. 1925; Dupe verso: Brattle St. Church, Boston [in a different hand, in pencil:] Gift of Est. Dr. Sturgis Bigelow 3 May 1927 [in previous hand, in ink:] Brattle St. Church, Boston Gift of Estate Dr. Wm. Sturgis Bigelow 3 May, 1927.
Dimensions
16.5x 12.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 17
OVP Number: OVP0024.1
Credit Line
OVP0024: Anonymous gift; OVP0024A: Gift of the Estate of Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow (3 May 1927).
GUSN
202230
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.024-1

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Palladian windows
church towers
churches (buildings)
city blocks
exterior views
façades
religious buildings
shadows
traffic signs
urban environments
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Brattle Square (Boston, Mass.)
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places (Buildings)
Church in Brattle Square (Boston, Mass.)
City Hotel (Boston, Mass.)
Related Items
— See also: See "Special Photos: Mass.: Boston: Brattle Street: Brattle Street Church" for like images.
Physical Access Restrictions
OVO0024: Oxidative-reductive deterioration; yellowed and brittle; top right edge missing; corners damaged.

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