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View of commercial buildings and street traffic on Court Street at the head of Cornhill

PC001.01.TMP.059-2 (RS87259)

Description

View of commercial buildings and street traffic, Court Street at the head of Cornhill. The Scollay Building is on the left, George Clark, Jr.'s photographic studio is on the right.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1858
Date of Acquisition
April 1981
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Court Street at head of Cornhill. Scollay Building on the left 1858 [in a different hand:] Exchange Club [illegible] {Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981 copy neg # 12418-B}
Dimensions
13.75x 10.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 61
OVP Number: OVP0059.2
Negative Number: 12418-B
Credit Line
Gift of State Street Bank.
GUSN
202274
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.059-2

Record details

Other Organizations
Geo. Clark, Jr. (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
awnings
business (commercial function)
carriages (vehicles)
city blocks
commercial buildings
façades
storefronts
streets
urban environments
views (visual works)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Horses
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Signs and signboards
Working animals
Physical Access Restrictions
Retouched (horse-drawn carriage in the foreground, left, appears drawn-in); glue and paper residue across top of mount.

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