View of Boylston Street with pedestrians

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1892

GUSN

GUSN-202226

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Description

View of Boylston Street looking west from Charles Street. Pedestrians are standing on the corner. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
exterior views
street lighting
pedestrians
ironwork (objects)
streets
city blocks
row houses
dwellings
sidewalks
shutters (opening components)
storefronts
commercial buildings
business (commercial function)
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Boylston St. Boston, Mass. Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Waters 13 April 1934; Dupe, verso of mount: Boylston St. Park Square at left [in ink, in a different hand:] Boylston Street looking west from Charles Street. Park Square is at the left. Anonymous gift. 9 Nov. 1925

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 13
OVP Number OVP0019

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

13 April 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.019

Image Dimensions

12.25 x 16.375 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Waters. Duplicate (OVP0019-2) donated anonymously 09 November 1925.

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

Men
Street railroads. Track
Women
Boston (Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Cracks in emulsion across top half of print; smudges across top left quarter of recto and on verso.

Description Level

Item

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