Exterior view of the Brattle Street Church, Brattle Square

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1871

GUSN

GUSN-202230

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Description

Oblique exterior view of the Brattle Street Church, Brattle Square, with an unidentified man standing on a street corner opposite the church. A carriage is parked in front of the City Hotel (right, rear).

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
traffic signs
exterior views
shadows
city blocks
churches (buildings)
church towers
Palladian windows
façades
religious buildings
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso: Brattle Sq. Church City Hotel Brattle St. [in a different hand, in ink:] Brattle Street Church Brattle Square Boston, Mass. Anonymous 14 Nov. 1925; Dupe verso: Brattle St. Church, Boston [in a different hand, in pencil:] Gift of Est. Dr. Sturgis Bigelow 3 May 1927 [in previous hand, in ink:] Brattle St. Church, Boston Gift of Estate Dr. Wm. Sturgis Bigelow 3 May, 1927.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 17
OVP Number OVP0024.1

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

14 November 1925

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.024-1

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 12.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

OVP0024: Anonymous gift; OVP0024A: Gift of the Estate of Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow (3 May 1927).

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

Boston (Mass.)
Brattle Square (Boston, Mass.)
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

OVO0024: Oxidative-reductive deterioration; yellowed and brittle; top right edge missing; corners damaged.

Description Level

Item

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