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View of the corner of Beacon and Joy Streets, wintertime

PC001.01.TMP.028-B (RS86852)

Description

Eye-level view of the corner of Beacon Street and Joy Street, wintertime, as seen from Boston Common. A woman is walking with an umbrella (foreground, right). Snow is on the ground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1965
Date of Acquisition
10 December 1996
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: Winter Afternoon Boston [signed by photographer:] Kay Knowles; Verso of mount: [stamped with photographer's name and address:] KATHERINE KNOWLES 45 GROVE ST. BOSTON 14, MASS. LA 3-1408 PHOTOGRAPHER [in pencil:] $7.50 {Beacon St. corner of Joy St. Identified by Robert Severy December 15, 2000 Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. 10 December 1996}
Dimensions
10.5x 11.125(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 23
OVP Number: OVP0028.B
Credit Line
Gift of Earle Shettleworth, Jr.
GUSN
202236
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.028-B

Record details

Originator
Knowles, Katherine (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
eye-level views
street lighting
urban parks
walking
winter
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Joy Street (Boston, Mass.)
Snow
Women
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto scratched; mount extremely brittle, with pieces from all four edges missing; top and bottom edges of mount torn; bottom left corner of mount creased; improperly fixed (?)

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