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Exterior view of the Boston Museum and adjacent buildings, Tremont Street

PC001.01.TMP.071 (RS87693)

Description

Exterior view of the Boston Museum and adjacent commercial buildings, Tremont Street. Storefronts advertise antiquarian books, wholesale and retail confectioneries, microscopes, picture frames, fancy leather goods, and legal services.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1873
Date of Acquisition
09 Nov. 1925
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto: [twice:] E.F.K.; Verso of mount: [crossed out: Dupe] [in a different hand:] Boston Museum {Tremont St. Boston Boston Museum, with registry beyond. Anonymous gift 9 Noc. 1925 8x10 neg of this #4123-B}
Dimensions
8.25x 13.875(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 126
OVP Number: OVP0071
Negative Number: 4123-B
Credit Line
Anonymous gift.
GUSN
202338
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.071

Record details

Other Organizations
Boston Museum (1847-1903)
Descriptive Terms
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
exterior lighting
exterior views
façades
ironwork (objects)
museums (buildings)
storefronts
stores
urban environments
Material Type
gelatin silver prints
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Boston (Mass.)
Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Signs and signboards
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Pencil on recto; oxidative-reductive deterioration; yellowed.

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