Album 7: Historic Landmarks of Boston and Vicinity by Wilfred French

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1880-1895

GUSN

GUSN-194028

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Description

Approximately one hundred four 6 x 7.75 inch photographs taken by Wilfred French in the mid-1880s and early 1890s. These photographs document the earliest examples of surviving architecture in Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Jamaica Plain, Brookline, Brighton, Newton, Watertown, Cambridge, Medford, Somerville, Revere (Point Shirley), Danvers, Ipswich and West Newbury, Massachusetts. Duplicates of these photographs are filed in the General Photographic Collection - Standard-Size Prints. The album was created by Benjiman French & Co. in 1900.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dwellings
exterior views
interior views
churches (buildings)
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Album Number 7

Physical Description

1 photograph album; black-and-white prints; 11.25 x 7.5 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.007

Image Dimensions

7 13/16 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Jamaica Plain (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Brighton (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Newton (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Watertown (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Medford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Somerville (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Revere (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Point Shirley (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [cape]
Danvers (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Ipswich (Essex county, Massachusetts)
West Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

French, Wilfred A. (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Other Organizations

Benjamin French & Co.

Description Level

Item