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Sidewalk cor. Washington St. and Temple Place, Boston, Mass., October 1904

PC017.01.02.03.0980 (RS89859)

Description

The Houston dry goods store can be seen at the intersection of Washington Street and Temple Place. A sign above the store name reads "The busiest corner on Boston's busiest street." The "Clothing on credit" sign and Filene's awning is just beyond the Houston building.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1904-10
Date Notes
10/00/1904
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00001897
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000086
Transit Import ID: 5465
GUSN
214959
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.0980

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Filene's (Department Store)
James A. Houston Co.
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
department stores
exterior views
public transit
sidewalks
stores
streetcars
streetscapes
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Dry-goods
Temple Place (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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