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Exterior view of bookbinding stores on Washington Street

PC001.01.TMP.086 (RS87691)

Description

Exterior view of commercial buildings on the east side of Washington Street, just north of Water Street. Shops depicted are "H. McAdams, Book-Binder" and "G.W.G. Williams, Book Binder."

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1863
Date of Acquisition
13 November 1925
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: J.P. Moise 4 Water St 59 54 Devonshire St 66 H. McAdams 91 Washington St 1860-69 Mar. 11 1884 Ritchie 5 in lot [in a different hand, in ink:] G.W.G. Williams 122 Washington St. 1859 only Edward Kakas 102 Washington St. 1860-69 J.P. Moise 4 Water St. '59 54 Devonshire St. '66 H. McAdams 91 Washington St. 1860-69 This is Washington St. East side just north of Water St. Anonymous gift. 13 November 1925 {Washington St. (bet. Court/State--School/Water General Boston, Ma 1859 (?)}
Dimensions
14.875x 9.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 122
OVP Number: OVP0086
Credit Line
Anonymous gift.
GUSN
202334
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.086

Record details

Other Organizations
G.W.G. Williams Book Binder (Boston, Mass.)
H. McAdams Book Binder (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
exterior views
façades
storefronts
urban environments
Material Type
photographs
salted paper prints
Subjects
Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Physical Access Restrictions
Faded; top and right edges of mount damaged.

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