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Exterior view of the Scollay Building, intersection of Cambridge Street and Court Street (Scollay Square)

PC001.01.TMP.059-1 (RS87266)

Description

The Scollay Building has signs advertising the businesses located there.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1858
Date of Acquisition
11 April 1919
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Old Scollay Bldg. Boston 1858 Gift of Mrs. Alex Porter 11 April 1919 [stamped:] Duplicate [stamped:] Duplicate Sell or Exchange S.P.N.E.A.
Dimensions
14x 10.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 60
OVP Number: OVP0059.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter.
GUSN
202273
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.059-1

Record details

Other Organizations
G.R. Hitchborn (Boston, Mass.)
Geo. H. Chapin Farm Agency (Boston, Mass.)
H.A. Perry (Boston, Mas.)
S.R. Nile's Advertising Agency (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
exterior views
façades
streetscapes
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Scollay Building (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Small red piece of debris attached to recto, top right quarter; two (ink) fingerprint smudges; piece of bottom right edge of mount missing.

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