Exterior view of Dr. Winslow Lewis House, between Carver Street and Park Square, 75 Boylston Street, Boston, Mass., 1856-1859

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1856-1859

GUSN

GUSN-202228

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Description

Dr. Winslow Lewis was a Boston Public Library Trustee and president of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The House was built by Captain Winslow Lewis, the doctor's father. The photograph was taken from the southwest corner of the Boston Common looking across Boylston Street. The old Providence Depot, razed in 1872, can be seen in Park Square on the right side of the image. Carver Street with its row of houses can be seen on the left side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
exterior views
houses
dwellings
railroad stations
physicians
trustees
presidents
shipmasters
photographic prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Boylston St. from Boston Common. Park Square on the right. Carver St. on the left [in a different hand, in pencil:] Boston, Massachusetts [stamped:] GIVEN MARCH 20, 1934 BY MRS. WALTER K. WATKINS

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 15
OVP Number OVP0021

Physical Description

1 photographic print ; 20 x 16 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

20 March 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.021

Image Dimensions

20 x 16 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, March 29, 1934

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photographic prints
photographs

Other People

Lewis, Winslow, 1799-1875
Lewis, Winslow, 1770-1850

Other Organizations

Boston Public Library
New England Historic Genealogical Society

Subjects

Architectural photography
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Carver Street (Boston, Mass.)
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

Copy print.

Restrictions

Ink on recto from retouching; yellowed; edges of mount chipped.

Description Level

Item