Exterior view of commercial buildings and storefronts between 187 and 195 Massachusetts Avenue

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1941

GUSN

GUSN-202262

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Description

Exterior view of commercial buildings and storefronts between 187 and 195 Massachusetts Avenue, including the Window Box Cafe, the Fenway Barber Shop, The Melody Shop, a shoe and hat repair shop, and a locksmiths/hardware store. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
hardware stores
stores
barbershops
commercial buildings
bay windows
storefronts
façades
exterior views
business (commercial function)
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [twice:] [illegible] underlined: out]; Verso of mount: Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, Mass. 1941

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 49
OVP Number OVP0049.1

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.049-1

Image Dimensions

10 x 17 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

Cafes
Record stores
Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Boston (Mass.)
Massachusetts Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Heavily creased; bottom center and top right of mount torn.

Description Level

Item