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Sidewalk at 492 Washington St., east side, Boston, Mass., November 27, 1904

PC017.01.02.03.2640 (RS89936)

Description

The F.W. Woolworth five and ten cent store at 490 Washington Street can be seen in the center of the image. Farther up the block Jordan Marsh can be seen at the Avon Street intersection below the "King Dentist" sign.

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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: 00002068
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000252
Transit Import ID: 1647
GUSN
215125
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.2640

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Other Organizations
F.W. Woolworth Company
Jordan Marsh Company
Descriptive Terms
commercial buildings
department stores
exterior views
public transit
sidewalks
streetscapes
subways
variety stores
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Avon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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