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Description

Large brick house surrounded by wrought iron fence; several figures, mainly women and children, pose in front on steps, balconies and sidewalk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1880
Inscriptions
Handwritten on verso: ""The Temporary Home for the/ Destitute--began work in 1847/ Moved in 1870 from 24 Kneeland/ Street to 1 Pine Place where this/ photograph was taken--/ Moved in 1884 to 46 Worcester/ Street where the name was changed/ to Gwynne Home for Destitute Children/ Ended work in 1914--/ Mrs. Gwynne is seen in the photograph./ Gift of Mrs. G.S. curtis/ 24 May 1920"" Printed on recto: ""A.H. Folsom. Photographer/ Office, 34 Bromfield St., Boston.""
Material
albumen (egg white)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
Childhood
childhood
photographs
PICTURE
poverty
Poverty
People and organizations
Mrs. Gwynne
The Temporary Home for the Destitute
Dimensions
16.25 x 19.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.28
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Curtis
GUSN
25758

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