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View of Central Wharf facing the Brock & Coy's Dining Room building, the Hill & Cook Produce Dealers building, and carts stocked with goods for transport

PC001.01.TMP.036 (RS86833)

Description

View of Central Wharf facing the Brock & Coy's Dining Room building, the Hill & Cook Produce Dealers building, and carts stocked with goods for transport. Ship masts and a sign for the Norfolk Steamship Line are visible in the background.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1872
Date of Acquisition
July 1981
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: 9 1/4x12 3/4 14x17 1/2 1 1/2 Ch - 1/28 [underlined:] -171[?]; Verso of mount: Central Wharf in early 1870's looking toward India Wharf Portland line steamers "Forest City" + "John Brooks" [in a different hand:] E[illegible] {Gift of Edward Avery 5/24/38 Gift of State S. Bank 7/1981}
Dimensions
19.5x 13(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 38
OVP Number: OVP0036
Credit Line
Gift of Edward Avery to State Street Bank; Gift of State Street Bank to Historic New England/SPNEA.
GUSN
202251
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.036

Record details

Other Organizations
Brock & Coy's Dining Rooms (Boston, Mass.)
Hill & Cook Fruit & Produce Dealers (Boston, Mass.)
Norfolk Steamship Line (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
carts
commercial buildings
eye-level views
masts
street lighting
wagons (cargo vehicles)
wharves
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Central Wharf (Boston, Mass.)
Commercial products
Horses
Signs and signboards
Working animals
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto scratched, lightly stained and faded; mount brittle, stained, and torn, with bottom left and right corners missing; pinholes; foxing on verso.

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