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Exterior view of the First Unitarian Church, Chauncy Street

PC001.01.TMP.027 (RS86853)

Description

Oblique exterior view of the First Unitarian Church, Chauncy Street. An unidentified man is standing on the front steps of the church. Keeler, Merriam & Co. Importers (47 Chauncy Street) is to the right of the church; an estate available for lease is to the left of the church.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1869
Date of Acquisition
02 November 1915
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: 2 Nov. 1915 Baldwin Coolidge [in a different hand, twice, in ink and pencil:] First Unitarian Church Chauncy St. Boston Probably the second edifice of the Unitarians in Boston.
Dimensions
16.5x 11.875(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 24
OVP Number: OVP0027
Credit Line
Gift of Baldwin Coolidge.
GUSN
202237
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.027

Record details

Other Organizations
Keeler, Merriam & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
church towers
churches (buildings)
city blocks
commercial buildings
dwellings
exterior views
façades
flagpoles
religious buildings
sidewalks
street lighting
streets
urban environments
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Chauncy Street (Boston, Mass.)
Men
Places (Buildings)
First Unitarian Church (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Top layer of paper on top right corner of mount torn off; edges of mount smudged and stained (from contact with another photograph); light smudging across verso of mount.

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