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View of Ferdinand & Co.'s Furniture and Carpet Store, 1872 Washington Street

PC001.01.TMP.088-5 (RS87708)

Description

Informal group portrait of men and women, possibly patrons and proprietors, standing in front of Ferdinand & Co.'s Furniture and Carpet Store, 1872 Washington Street, corner of Washington and Warren Street. Merchandise, including stoves, tables and chairs, baby carriages, and rolls of carpet are on display on the front sidewalk. Streetcar tracks are visible in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1869
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: [stamped by photographer:] A H Folsom, Photographer Office, 34 Bromfield St., Boston; Verso of mount: Blue Store #1872 Washington St. Cor Warren Boston Highlands Ferdinand & Proprietors Photo 1872 {A postcard in SPNEA's files gives 1869 as [the] date for this image}
Dimensions
10.25x 13.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 125
OVP Number: OVP0088.5
GUSN
202337
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.088-5

Record details

Originator
Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Blue Store Cheap Carpet Warehouse (Boston, Mass.)
Ferdinand & Co. Furniture & Carpet Store (Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
baby carriages
business (commercial function)
carpets
chairs (furniture forms)
commercial buildings
exterior views
floor coverings
furniture
storefronts
stores
stoves (heating equipment)
streets
tables (support furniture)
warehouses
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Children
Commercial products
Display of merchandise
Men
Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Warren Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Women
Physical Access Restrictions
Liquid stains across right side of recto and recto of mount.

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