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View of Long Wharf demolition, State Street and Atlantic Avenue

PC001.01.TMP.046 (RS86850)

Description

View of commercial buildings being razed at State Street and Atlantic Avenue during the demolition of Long Wharf. Construction workers are standing on a razed lot, right; commercial traffic is on the left.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1867
Date of Acquisition
08 October 1968
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: {purchase John J. Walsh. Jamaica Plain Oct. 8, 1968} [in a different hand:] 5.00 [circled: N] [in a different hand:] F. Nordstrom Melrose Mass. [in a different hand:] State Street + Atlantic Avenue Long Wharf demolition Boston, Massachusetts [identified:] 1/15/1980 [in a different hand:] [circled: 27]
Dimensions
12x 16.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 47
OVP Number: OVP0046
Credit Line
Purchased from John J. Walsh.
GUSN
202260
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.046

Record details

Descriptive Terms
carts
central business districts
commercial buildings
construction equipment
demolition
façades
streets
urban environments
views (visual works)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
workers
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Atlantic Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Construction and demolition debris
Construction workers
Horses
Long Wharf (Boston, Mass.)
Signs and signboards
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Working animals
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Physical Access Restrictions
Recto and recto of mount stained; two small patches of foxing on recto of mount with corresponding stains on verso

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