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Exterior view of commercial buildings decorated for the National Encampment, August 12, 1890, Meridian Street, East Boston, Mass.

PC001.02.03.TMP.079 (RS142346)

Description

Commercial buildings on Meridian Street are decorated with bunting for the National Encampment taking place in Boston in August 1890. Pedestrians and customers pose in front of the stores for the photographer. The businesses include the Old Corner Store, Troy Laundry and the G.O. Ayer photography studio.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1890-08-12
Physical Description
1 photographic print (mounted) ; 8 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
Dimensions
8 3/4x 9 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
321026
Reference Code
PC001.02.03.TMP.079

Record details

Originator
Ayer, G. O. (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment (24th : 1890 : Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
anniversaries
civil wars
commemorations (events)
commercial buildings
exterior views
photographers
stationery
streetscapes
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
Subjects
Architectural photography
Laundry
Meridian St. (East Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Places
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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