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Sidewalk 196-198 Washington St., Boston, Mass., May 20, 1905

PC017.01.02.03.2950 (RS89992)

Description

Adams Square can be seen in the distance.The A.J. Wilkinson hardware store is at 188 Washington Street. The Standish Shoe store, railroad ticket offices and John J. Vortisch hairdresser shop are businesses in the Devonshire Building. The Washington Street entrance of the Devonshire Building is where the men are standing on the sidewalk. The W.H. Eaves Steamship Agency has a picture of a steamship in the window.

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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: 00002099
BTC Line Code: WD
BTC Plate Number: 00000292
Transit Import ID: 1678
GUSN
215156
Reference Code
PC017.01.02.03.2950

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
beauty shops
commercial buildings
exterior views
hardware stores
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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