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Portrait of two tailors at work, 35 Kneeland Street, Boston, Mass., undated

PC001.02.02.8320.001 (RS278121)

Description

One tailor sits at a Singer sewing machine next to a window. The second tailor is standing and ironing a piece of fabric. A sign on the wall behind this tailor reads "Detmer's." This could be the premises of Detmer, Bruner & Mason, Inc., at 35 Kneeland Street, Boston. A stove is in the background. Fashion and clothing illustrations decorate the wall behind the men. A spittoon is on the floor in the foreground.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photographic print (mounted) ; 7 x 9 inches
Dimensions
7x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchase 2014.
GUSN
320888
Reference Code
PC001.02.02.8320.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
interior views
portraits
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
spittoons
tailors
workshops (work spaces)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
Subjects
Kneeland Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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