Exterior view of West Church, 131 Cambridge Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1895

GUSN

GUSN-202231

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Description

Oblique exterior view of West Church facing the front entrance. A gated lawn is in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
tower clocks (clocks)
weathervanes
exterior views
shadows
ironwork (objects)
churches (buildings)
fences
church towers
façades
religious buildings
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: West Church Cambridge St. Boston; Dupe, recto of mount: /9 Boston Photograph [in a different hand:] West Church - Boston Dr. Bartols {OVP0026.A2}; Dupe, verso of mount: West Church, Boston One exterior view [crossed out: three] four interiors "Dr. Bartol's Church" Organist in early 1900's {[circled: ?] dates uncertain} George Mendall Taylor of Cambridge, 1837-1924 Given to S.P.N.E.A. by his granddaughters Rosamond Coolodge Howe, Helen Coolidge von Sneiden March 1965

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 18
OVP Number OVP0026.A1

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

March 1965

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.026-A1

Image Dimensions

10 x 8.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

OVP0026.A1 probably has the same provenance as OVP0026.A2: Gift of Rosamond Coolidge Howe and Helen Coolidge von Sneiden.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Boston (Mass.)
Cambridge Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

OVP0026.A1: fingerprint smudge on bottom edge of recto of mount; OVO0026.A2: four small circular stains (ink?) on recto of mount.

Description Level

Item

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