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View of traffic on Tremont Street, including the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Tremont Street at Winter Street, Boston, Mass., 1907

PC001.01.TMP.079 (RS98803)

Description

Commercial and pedestrian traffic is seen on Tremont Street, between Winter Street and Temple Place. The facade of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul is seen in the image. Two newsboys stand on the left side of the image with Park Street Station on the right side of the image.The businesses lining Tremont include D.S. McDonald & Co. Restaurant, Mitchell's Studio, J.J. Grace Millinery and R.H. Stearns & Co.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1907
Date of Acquisition
03 March 1944
Physical Description
1 photographic print ; 16 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
Recto: [signed by photographer with address:] N.L. Stebbins Boston; Verso of mount: Tremont Street at Winter Street & St. Paul's Boston, Massachusetts identified by R. Severy 1/15/1980 [stamped with photographer's name and address:] N.L. STEBBINS PHOTOGRAPHER, 132 BOYLSTON ST. BOSTON, MASS. {1944.87 Gift of Mr. E. Sohier Welch Mar. 3, 1944}
Dimensions
16.75x 21.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 94
OVP Number: OVP0079
Negative Number: 9568-B
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. E. Sohier Welch.
GUSN
202307
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.079

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
D.S. McDonald & Co. Restaurant (Boston, Mass.)
J.J. Grace Millinery (Boston, Mass.)
Mitchell's Studio (Boston, Mass.)
R.H. Stearns & Company (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
Greek Revival
automobiles
business (commercial function)
churches (buildings)
city blocks
columns (architectural elements)
commercial buildings
commons
department stores
exterior views
façades
parks (recreation areas)
pedestrians
religious buildings
sidewalks
storefronts
streetscapes
subway stations
urban environments
wagons (cargo vehicles)
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
Paperboys
Temple Place (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Winter Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]
Places (Buildings)
Cathedral Church of St. Paul (Boston, Mass.)
R.H. Stearns & Company Building (Boston, Mass.)
Related Items
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Physical Access Restrictions
Oxidative-reductive deterioration; (red) liquid stain on right edge of recto; ink on recto.

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