Exterior view of the Edward Everett School, Dorchester, Mass.

Description

A view from across the street shows the front façade of the Edward Everett School in Dorchester, Boston. The walls are partially covered with ivy. A flagpole is adjacent to the entranceway. This was the second school named for Edward Everett, governor of Massachusetts from 1836 to 1840. Located on Sumner Street, it was dedicated on Oct. 26, 1877 per "Annual Report of the School Committee of the City of Boston", 1878, p. 393-394. A print of the school is included in the Report as a frontispiece. The Report describes the style as Queen Anne and lists Ivory Bean as the builder and James F. Marston as the carpenter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

schools (buildings)
Queen Anne Style
flagpoles
exterior views
public buildings
education
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000132
AccessID 232
Other identifier HNEDID-000132

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0090.001

Date Notes

1877-1890s

Places

Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Bean, Ivory
Marston, James

Other Organizations

Boston (Mass.). School Committee

Subjects

city life
ivy
Sumner Street (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Modern: Public and Commercial Buildings: Churches and Schools: Unmounted