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David Harris House, Providence, R.I., 1897

PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0060.007 (RS161408)

Description

Photograph of of house with the first floor converted into shops, including a cigar store, men's furnishings store, and fine footwear. There is a poster affixed to the side of the house advertising Sousa's Band. Signs for shops on the rest of the street include pharmacist's and an optician. The upper floors of the hosue still appear to be for residential use, and there are a few blurs that may be people moving when the photograph was taken.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
270935
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0060.007

Record details

Originator
Cromwell, A. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
advertisements
black-and-white photographs
dwellings
photographs
shop signs
storefronts
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Notes
Pencil note on verso: "David Harri House, Built in 1742." Printed on verso: "A. Cromwell, Commercial Photographer, Views [unreadable text], Providence, R. I."

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