View of the Old South Meeting House from Province Court, Boston, Mass., 1922

Description

A pile of bricks and sections of framing remain of the demolished Province House. The spire of the Old South Meeting House on Washington Street in Boston rises above the buildings in the background. On a building next to the demolition site, there are signs for: "Robert R. McNutt Co., building, wrecking, Boston" and "Jackson, 18, tailor, clothes cleaned, dyed, and repaired." William Jackson's tailoring business was located at 18 Province Court.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spires
meeting houses (religious buildings)
brick (clay product)
demolition
steeples (building components)
frame construction
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000121
AccessID 177
Other identifier HNEDID-000121

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8840.001

Date Notes

May 1922

Places

Downtown Crossing (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

city life
Province Court (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Boston: Washington St.: Province House