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Sidewalk 194-196 Washington St., sec.8, Boston, Mass., May 20, 1905

PC017.01.02.03.2940 (RS89990)

Description

Adams Square can be seen in the distance.The A.J. Wilkinson hardware store is at 188 Washington Street. The Standish Shoe store is to the right of the hardware store and below the railroad ticket office where the back of a man can be seen. The John J. Vortisch hairdresser shop can be seen to the right of the stairs. The stairs lead to the Washington Street entrance of the Devonshire Building.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1905-05-20
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00002098
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000291
Transit Import ID: 1677
GUSN
215155
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.2940

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
beauty shops
commercial buildings
exterior views
hardware stores
intersections
public transit
railroads
shoes (footwear)
sidewalks
squares (open spaces)
steamships
streetscapes
subways
ticket offices
transportation
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Adams Square (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Devonshire Building (Boston, Mass.)

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