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Exterior view of the Harrison Gray Otis House during move, Boston, Mass., June 1925

PC006.HGO.01.012 (RS32334)

Description

The front of the Harrison Gray Otis House is seen during its move when Cambridge Street was being widened. Work men and part of the house's foundation are visible in this image.

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Details

Collection Name
Historic New England properties photographic collection
Collection Code
PC006
Dates
1925-06
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white
Inscriptions
Harrison Gray Otis House, corner of Lynde and Cambridge St., Boston, Mass., June 1925, when the house was moved back during the widening of Cambridge St. The Cambridge St. front seen from the remains of the old foundation.
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
225402
Reference Code
PC006.HGO.01.012

Record details

Originator
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (Photographer)
Other People
Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848
Other Organizations
Isaac Blair & Co., Inc. (South Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
doors
dwellings
exterior views
foundations (structural elements)
houses
laborers
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Cambridge Street (Boston, Mass.)
Historic New England properties
Lynde Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.)

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