Boston Storage Warehouse

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1885

Location Note

Verticale file 4: OVR 21-30

GUSN

GUSN-198902

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Description

A colored lithograph advertising the Boston Storage Warehouse and its new building in West Chester Park--"Huntington Ave. and Back Bay cars pass near the warehouse." The facility had twelve sections to store furniture, pianos, pictures, carriages, sleighs, trunks, and "merchandise of certain kinds."

The phone number is displayed, along with the name of the general manager to contact for rates.

Details

Descriptive Terms

warehouses
storage facilities
carriages (vehicles)
sleighs
pictures (two-dimensional representations)
furniture
pianos
trunks (containers)
prints (visual works)
color lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR24OVR

Physical Description

1 color lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.024

Image Dimensions

15 x 18 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Forbes Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
color lithographs

Restrictions

fair - a few tears that cut into image

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Verticale file 4: OVR 21-30