Alexander W. Longfellow's Record of Architectural Commissions

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1890s

Location Note

photo albums 97,98

GUSN

GUSN-194301

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Description

Alexander W. Longfellow, (presumed) record of architectural commissions. Over 30 professionally made photographs document interiors and exteriors of buildings in Little Harbor, New Hampshire; Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury, Lancaster, Charlestown and Brookline, Massachusetts.; Allegheny and Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Included are views of sections of the elevated subway designed by Longfellow in Boston and Cambridge. Photographic quality is excellent; documentation needs to be improved. Connection with this well-known Boston architect seems probable, but not conclusively proven. Dates: 1890s.Compiled by (?) the firm of Longfellow, Alden & Harlow [or] a record of their projects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic buildings
stairs
architectural elements
subways
photograph albums
albumen prints

Additional Identification Number

album number 97

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 15 7/16 x 19 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.097

Places

Little Harbor (Rockingham county, New Hampshire) [bay]
Dorchester Heights (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Lancaster (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Pittsburgh (Allegheny county, Pennsylvania)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Possibly Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth, 1854-1934 (Architect)

Material Type

photograph albums
albumen prints

Other People

Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth, 1854-1934

Other Organizations

Longfellow, Alden and Harlow (Firm)

Subjects

Architecture

Descriptive Terms

Little Harbor, New Hampshire
Boston, Massachusetts
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Roxbury, Massachusetts
Lancaster, Massachusetts
Charlestown, Massachusetts
Brookline, Massachusetts
Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 97,98