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View of Boston Common and the Park Street Church from Tremont Street

PC001.01.TMP.053 (RS87265)

Description

View of Boston Common and the Park Street Church from Tremont Street facing northeast. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1870
Date of Acquisition
17 November 1920
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto: [photographer's name, address, and copyright notice:] COPYRIGHT--1903 BY E. NICKERSON. N.Y.; Verso of mount: Park Street Church Boston, Massachusetts identified by R. Severy 1/15/1980 [in a different hand:] [circled: 238B] 314E [crossed out: 381E] [in a different hand:] E. Nickerson 50 Brom Room 9 [in a different hand:] c. 1870 {Gift Alfred Dorr Nov. 17, 1920}
Dimensions
16.5x 13(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 53
OVP Number: OVP0053
Credit Line
Gift of Alfred Dorr.
GUSN
202266
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.053

Record details

Originator
Nickerson, E. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
church towers
churches (buildings)
exterior views
religious buildings
street lighting
streets
urban environments
urban parks
Material Type
photographs
platinum prints
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass)
Street railroads. Track
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places (Buildings)
Park Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Acidic mount yellowing print from below; edges faded; ink on recto; stains across verso.

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