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View of the Federal Street Church before the 1872 fire

PC001.01.TMP.031 (RS86851)

Description

Oblique exterior view of the Federal Street Church before the 1872 fire, including adjacent commercial properties.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1871
Date of Acquisition
11 April 1919
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Boston Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919 [in a different hand:] Federal St. Church Before the fire [in a different hand, in pencil:] Boston Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919. [in previous hand, in ink:] Boston Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919 [in previous hand:] In memory of Mr. Porter. [sticker affixed to verso]
Dimensions
16.625x 10.375(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 27
OVP Number: OVP0031
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter in memory of Mr. Porter.
GUSN
202240
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.031

Record details

Other Organizations
Anderson, Sargent & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Edward T. Cooper (Boston, Mass.)
G. Beck Auctioneer (Boston, Mass.)
Lawler Frescoe & Sign Painter (Boston, Mass.)
Samuel W. Ropes (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
church towers
churches (buildings)
city blocks
commercial buildings
exterior views
façades
religious buildings
storefronts
urban environments
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Federal Street (Boston, Mass.)
Signs and signboards
Places (Buildings)
Federal-Street Meeting-house (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto scratched; mount smudged and dirty, including fingerprint smudges.

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