Exterior view of F.L. Ames Wholesale Store

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1886

GUSN

GUSN-202225

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Description

Exterior view of the F. L. Ames Wholesale Store at the corner of Bedford Street and Kingston Street, as designed by H.H. Richardson. Two carts are parked in front of the building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

awnings
urban environments
carts
exterior views
Richardsonian Romanesque
eye-level views
granite (rock)
city blocks
commercial buildings
windows
façades
arches
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: The Bedford Street Building destroyed by fire 1889. Designed by H.H. Richardson [in pencil, in a different hand:] Built in 1882 [in previous hand:] Gift of Mr. Wm. S. Appleton 15 June 1934 {copy neg. #11165-B}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 12
OVP Number OVP0018
Negative Number 11165-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

15 June 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.018

Image Dimensions

16.75 x 12.125 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Bedford Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Kingston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Piece of right edge of mount missing; top right corner of mount crushed; photograph and mount punctured (bottom center); pencil and other marks across verso of mount

Description Level

Item