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Exterior view of commercial buildings and storefronts between 187 and 195 Massachusetts Avenue

PC001.01.TMP.049-1 (RS86831)

Description

Exterior view of commercial buildings and storefronts between 187 and 195 Massachusetts Avenue, including the Window Box Cafe, the Fenway Barber Shop, The Melody Shop, a shoe and hat repair shop, and a locksmiths/hardware store. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1941
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: [twice:] [illegible] underlined: out]; Verso of mount: Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, Mass. 1941
Dimensions
10x 17(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 49
OVP Number: OVP0049.1
GUSN
202262
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.049-1

Record details

Descriptive Terms
barbershops
bay windows
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
exterior views
façades
hardware stores
storefronts
stores
urban environments
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Cafes
Massachusetts Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Record stores
Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Places (Buildings)
Fenway Barber Shop (Boston, Mass.)
Melody Shop (Boston, Mass.)
Window Box Cafe (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Heavily creased; bottom center and top right of mount torn.

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