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View of commercial buildings and traffic, "Old" Adams Square

PC001.01.TMP.014 (RS87491)

Description

Eye-level view of commercial buildings and traffic, Adams Square, as seen from Faneuil Hall. Pedestrians stand on the street corners, in front of men and boy's clothing stores.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1865
Date of Acquisition
11 April 1919
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919 [in a different hand, in ink:] Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919 [in a different hand:] In memory of Mr. Porter [in previous hand:] Old Adams Square looking from Faneuil Hall Taken 1865 [sticker affixed:] [in ink:] Mrs. Alex S. Porter
Dimensions
15.5x 20.375(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 79
OVP Number: OVP0014
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter.
GUSN
202292
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.014

Record details

Other Organizations
Geo. H. Richards Boys' Clothing (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
Costume (Hierarchy Name)
awnings
business (commercial function)
central business districts
commercial buildings
pedestrians
storefronts
stores
urban environments
views (visual works)
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Adams Square (Boston, Mass.)
Blagder Street (Boston, Mass.)
Crowds
Display of merchandise
Horses
Men
Signs and signboards
Working animals
Physical Access Restrictions
Light staining across recto and recto of mount; slightly out of focus; fingerprint smudges on verso of mount.

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