Exterior view of commercial buildings, Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Street, Cambridge, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-172855

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Description

This exterior view of a curved commercial block at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston Streets is viewed from the opposite corner. There are a number of stores and businesses that occupy the building such as Tupper Photographer and J. W.Wyeth & Co. Grocers. A glassed in area on the third floor may be part of Tupper's studio. The 1913 Cambridge City Directory lists the Tupper Studio at 1388 Massachusetts Avenue, at the intersection of Boylston Street. H. William Tupper (also listed in sources as William H. Tupper) was a photographer and photographic studio manager. The 1913 Cambridge City Directory lists Mrs. Adelaide M. Tupper and Mabel L. Tupper for the studio.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stores
photographers
commercial buildings
storefronts
grocery stores
studios (work spaces)
exterior views
business (commercial function)
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 8 x 11 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0500.0090.001

Image Dimensions

8 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other Organizations

Tupper Photographer (Firm)
J.H. Wyeth & Co. Grocers

Subjects

Massachusetts Avenue (Cambridge, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Cambridge, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item