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View of Park Street facing the State House and entrance to Boston Common, as seen from Tremont Street

PC001.01.TMP.054 (RS98797)

Description

Four unidentified men are standing in the entrance to the Common. A woman with an umbrella stands further up Park Street on the left. Streetcar tracks can be seen in the foreground on Tremont street..

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1870
Date of Acquisition
June 1982
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: LN/KK JO44 [in a different hand:] Looking up Park St. 1870; Verso of mount: Boston PARK ST. {Exchange: Henry Deeks Cambridge, MA June 1982}
Dimensions
10.75x 14.75(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 100
OVP Number: OVP0054
Credit Line
Exchange with Henry Deeks.
GUSN
202313
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.054

Record details

Descriptive Terms
capitols
commercial buildings
commons
historic sites
intersections
landmark buildings
parks (recreation areas)
public buildings
streetscapes
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Top left corner of mount missing; foxing on all four sides of recto of mount.

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