Doorway, 13 West St., Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - West Street - Unmounted

GUSN

GUSN-195093

Description

An exterior view of the doorway to the C.W. Thompson & Co. music publishing business at 13 West Street in Boston, Massachusetts. Charles W. Thompson and Jonas Michael Miles formed and operated the Miles & Thompson firm to publish, import and deal in American and international sheet music at 13 West Street from July 1, 1889 to July 31, 1898, when Miles returned to practicing law. A sign promoting L. M. (Leander) Eldridge, piano tuner, hangs in the storefront window. Two pilasters with Ionic capitals flank the doorway.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
storefronts
pilasters
doorways
sheet music
Ionic order
exterior views
shop signs
commercial buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000287
AccessID 411
Other identifier HNEDID-000287

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.9140.001

Date Notes

1900-1915

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Frank Cousins Art Co. (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Eldridge, Leander M.
Miles, Jonas M. (Jonas Michael), b. 1857

Other Organizations

C.W. Thompson & Co.
Miles & Thompson

Subjects

music publishers
piano -- tuning
piano tuners
West Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Large - Geo - Massachusetts - Boston - West Street - Unmounted