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View of commercial buildings on the corner of Tremont Street and Eliot Street, Boston, Mass., ca. 1872

PC001.01.TMP.069-A (RS87273)

Description

View of commercial buildings on the corner of Tremont Street and Eliot Street. Boston common is in the distance. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1872
Date of Acquisition
20 March 1934
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: Tremont St Cor Eliot St Dup [in a different hand, in ink:] Tremont Street, corner of Eliot St. Boston Common in distance [in a different hand, in pencil:] Beyond Boylston; Verso of mount: Tremont St. (beyond Boylston) Boston, MA [stamped with:] Given Mar. 20, 1934 By Mrs. Walter K. Watkins {copy neg. # 12005-B}
Dimensions
9.25x 11.875(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 69
OVP Number: OVP0069.A
Negative Number: 12005-B
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins.
GUSN
202282
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.069-A

Record details

Other Organizations
Axel Bloom Hair Cutter (Boston, Mass.)
James Barrett Plumber (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
awnings
barbershops
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
storefronts
stores
streets
urban environments
views (visual works)
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Boston (Mass.)
Eliot Street (Boston, Mass.)
Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Oxidative-reductive deterioration; pieces of top edge of mount missing; mount torn and damaged.

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