Urban view of Beacon Street at Charles Street with entrance to Boston Public Garden

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1870

GUSN

GUSN-202218

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Description

Urban view of Beacon Street at Charles Street. An unidentified man is seated on the curb, near the entrance to the Boston Public Garden, left.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
exterior views
street lighting
eye-level views
streets
urban parks
city blocks
row houses
dwellings
sidewalks
entrances
façades
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Congress St. Janitor [new paragraph:] Photos in Old Boston From A.H. Rickards 35 Congress St. 70 Janitor [in pencil, in a different hand:] } listed in City Directory 1901 at this address [new paragraph, in previous hand:] Beacon St. 1870 [new paragraph, in pencil, in a different hand:] at Charles Street [in previous hand:] Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth 10 April 1929

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 5
OVP Number OVP0004

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

10 April 1929

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.004

Image Dimensions

10.625 x 14.375 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Austin Wadsworth.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Men
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Fine cracks in emulsion.

Description Level

Item