Photographs of coastal towns and beaches of New Hampshire and Massachusetts

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1897-1900

Location Note

photo albums # 131, 133, 134

GUSN

GUSN-194521

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Description

Bound album of amateur photographs, circa 1897 to 1900. These images depict the following:

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire: beach, people, architecture, carriages, and stagecoach
Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts: people
Newburyport, Massachusetts: back-yard scenes, portraiture, people and horses
Marblehead, Massachusetts: historic houses and summer homes
Winthrop Beach
Boston, Massachusetts: Boston Common telescope, streets, Back Bay, South End, apartment blocks and hotels. Hotels include The Anthony, The Florentine, The Sumner, The Byron, The Berkshire, The Montery, The Stratford, Earl's Court, The Beresford. Also occupants of 429 block of Washington St.
unknown localities, groups and harbor.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beaches
bathing beaches
hotels (public accommodations)
vacations
swimming
carriages (vehicles)
stagecoaches
summer houses (seasonal dwellings)
apartment hotels
photograph albums
albumen prints

Additional Identification Number

album number 134

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 10 5/16 x 14 7/17 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

1981

Reference Code

PC009.134

Acquisition Type

Estate

Places

Hampton Beach (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Salisbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Winthrop Beach (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
albumen prints

Descriptive Terms

Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
Salisbury, Massachusetts
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Winthrop, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
The Anthony ( Boston , MA)
The Florentine ( Boston, MA)
The Sumner ( Boston,MA)
The Byron ( Boston, MA)
The Berkshire ( Boston, MA)
The Montery ( Boston, MA)
The Stratford ( Boston, MA)
Earl's Court ( Boston, MA)
The Beresford ( Boston, MA)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums # 131, 133, 134