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View of the northeast corner of Fort Hill Square looking down Washington Street

PC001.01.TMP.032 (RS86854)

Description

View of the northeast corner of Fort Hill Square looking down Washington Street. Men, women, and children are standing at the windows and on the sidewalk in front of row houses on the square. Horses and carts are on the street.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1865
Date of Acquisition
14 November 1925
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: North East Corner of Washington Square, Fort Hill. Looking down Washington avenue, 1865 [in a different hand:] Dupe [in a different hand, in ink:] Northeast corner of Washington Square - Fort Hill Looking down Washington Avenue 1865 Boston Mass. Anonymous 14 Nov. 1925.
Dimensions
12.125x 17(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 28
OVP Number: OVP0032
Credit Line
Gift of an anonymous donor.
GUSN
202241
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.032

Record details

Descriptive Terms
carts
dwellings
exterior views
row houses
squares (open spaces)
streets
urban environments
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Children
Fort Hill (Boston, Mass.)
Horses
Men
Washington Avenue (Fort Hill, Boston, Mass.)
Women
Working animals
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto stained and torn; ink on recto; cracks in emulsion; transfer stain on verso of mount

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