View of the corner of Beacon and Joy Streets, wintertime

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1965

GUSN

GUSN-202236

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Description

Eye-level view of the corner of Beacon Street and Joy Street, wintertime, as seen from Boston Common. A woman is walking with an umbrella (foreground, right). Snow is on the ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

walking
winter
exterior views
street lighting
eye-level views
urban parks
dwellings
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: Winter Afternoon Boston [signed by photographer:] Kay Knowles; Verso of mount: [stamped with photographer's name and address:] KATHERINE KNOWLES 45 GROVE ST. BOSTON 14, MASS. LA 3-1408 PHOTOGRAPHER [in pencil:] $7.50 {Beacon St. corner of Joy St. Identified by Robert Severy December 15, 2000 Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. 10 December 1996}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 23
OVP Number OVP0028.B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

10 December 1996

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.028-B

Image Dimensions

10.5 x 11.125 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Earle Shettleworth, Jr.

Record Details

Originator

Knowles, Katherine (Photographer)

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

Snow
Women
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Joy Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Recto scratched; mount extremely brittle, with pieces from all four edges missing; top and bottom edges of mount torn; bottom left corner of mount creased; improperly fixed (?)

Description Level

Item