Exterior view of the First Unitarian Church, Chauncy Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1869

GUSN

GUSN-202237

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Description

Oblique exterior view of the First Unitarian Church, Chauncy Street. An unidentified man is standing on the front steps of the church. Keeler, Merriam & Co. Importers (47 Chauncy Street) is to the right of the church; an estate available for lease is to the left of the church.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
exterior views
flagpoles
street lighting
streets
city blocks
churches (buildings)
dwellings
commercial buildings
sidewalks
church towers
façades
religious buildings
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: 2 Nov. 1915 Baldwin Coolidge [in a different hand, twice, in ink and pencil:] First Unitarian Church Chauncy St. Boston Probably the second edifice of the Unitarians in Boston.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 24
OVP Number OVP0027

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

02 November 1915

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.027

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 11.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Baldwin Coolidge.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Keeler, Merriam & Co. (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Men
Boston (Mass.)
Chauncy Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Top layer of paper on top right corner of mount torn off; edges of mount smudged and stained (from contact with another photograph); light smudging across verso of mount.

Description Level

Item