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View of commercial buildings and street traffic on the corner of Court Street and Tremont Street

PC001.01.TMP.070 (RS87268)

Description

View of commercial buildings, street traffic, and storefronts on the corner of Court Street and Tremont Street. A streetcar in motion is visible in the foreground, left.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1864
Date of Acquisition
22 November 1913
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Duplicate (Curtis Collection) cor. Court & Tremont [in ink:] Corner Court & Tremont Streets Boston. Court St. to left, Tremont St. to right. Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923. {Gift of Bostonian society 22 Nov 1923}
Dimensions
11.625x 13.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 70
OVP Number: OVP0070
Credit Line
Gift of The Bostonian Society.
GUSN
202283
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.070

Record details

Other Organizations
C.R. Russell & Brothers London Book Sellers (Boston, Mass.)
Charles H. Wing Chemical Apparatus & Chemicals (Boston, Mass.)
George W. Light Publisher (Boston, Mass.)
Samuel S. Pierce (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
central business districts
chimneys (architectural elements)
commercial buildings
façades
grocery stores
office buildings
pedestrians
storefronts
stores
street lighting
streetcars
urban environments
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Physical Access Restrictions
Top right corner of print missing; light staining across recto; mount torn and damaged, with pieces missing from the right and bottom edges; slightly warped.

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