View of the northeast corner of Fort Hill Square looking down Washington Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1865

GUSN

GUSN-202241

You can find this within

Browse Collection

Description

View of the northeast corner of Fort Hill Square looking down Washington Street. Men, women, and children are standing at the windows and on the sidewalk in front of row houses on the square. Horses and carts are on the street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
carts
exterior views
squares (open spaces)
streets
row houses
dwellings
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: North East Corner of Washington Square, Fort Hill. Looking down Washington avenue, 1865 [in a different hand:] Dupe [in a different hand, in ink:] Northeast corner of Washington Square - Fort Hill Looking down Washington Avenue 1865 Boston Mass. Anonymous 14 Nov. 1925.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 28
OVP Number OVP0032

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

14 November 1925

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.032

Image Dimensions

12.125 x 17 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of an anonymous donor.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Children
Horses
Men
Women
Working animals
Boston (Mass.)
Fort Hill (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Avenue (Fort Hill, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Recto stained and torn; ink on recto; cracks in emulsion; transfer stain on verso of mount

Description Level

Item