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Old Corner Book Store, corner of Washington and School Streets, Boston, Mass., 1880s

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8760.001 (RS103457)

Description

Pedestrians read items in the window of Damrell & Upham, a publisher, bookseller and news agent in the Book Store building. Two horse-drawn vehicles can be seen on School Street. Streetcar tracks can be seen on Washington Street. In addition to the bookstore, signs for a number of businesses are visible, including a wood engraving company, a rubber goods repair shop, and several signs offering loans.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1880s
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Copy Negative Number: 11937-B
GUSN
225894
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8760.001

Record details

Originator
Peabody, Henry G. (Henry Greenwood), 1855-1951 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Damrell & Upham (Firm)
Descriptive Terms
booksellers
bookstores
commercial buildings
exterior views
intersections
publishers
streets
streetscapes
Material Type
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)
School Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Old Corner Book Store (Boston, Mass.)

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