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Sidewalk 480-482 Washington St., Boston, Mass., November 27, 1904

PC017.01.02.03.2620 (RS89933)

Description

The Jordan Marsh department store and the C.A.W. Crosby watch and jewelry store stand opposite each other at Washington and Avon Streets. A poster in front of the Crosby store advertises "Primrose's Big Minstrels" at the Boston Theatre. One storefront advertises ice cream soda.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1904-11-27
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00002066
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000250
Transit Import ID: 1645
GUSN
215123
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.2620

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Other People
Primrose, George H., 1852-1919
West, William H., 1853-1902
Other Organizations
Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.)
C.A.W. Crosby & Son (Boston, Mass.)
Jordan Marsh Company
Primrose & West’s Minstrels
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
department stores
intersections
jewelers
jewelry
public transit
sidewalks
streetscapes
subways
theaters (buildings)
watches
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Avon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Blackface entertainers
Minstrel shows
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Jordan, Marsh and Company (Boston, Mass.)

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