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Exterior view the Old Merchants Exchange building, State Street

PC001.01.TMP.063-1 (RS87275)

Description

Exterior oblique view of the Old Merchants Exchange, State Street. Horse-drawn carriages are on the street; unidentified men stand on the sidewalk and on the Exchange steps facing the camera.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1858
Date of Acquisition
June 1985
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: Old Merchants Exchange State St. - 1858 -; Verso of mount: 18 x 22 #1335 {in a different hand:] AH Rickards {Exchange w/Henry Deeks June, 1985}
Dimensions
16.5x 13.375(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 65
OVP Number: OVP0063.1
Credit Line
Exchange with Henry Deeks.
GUSN
202278
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.063-1

Record details

Other Organizations
Merchants Exchange (State Street, Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
Greek Revival
central business districts
columns (architectural elements)
commercial buildings
exchanges (financial institutions)
exterior views
eye-level views
façades
urban environments
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Horses
Men
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Working animals
Physical Access Restrictions
Faded; left edge of print torn; mount damaged and stained, with pieces of mount missing along edges.

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