Exterior view of the C. F. Hovey & Co. commercial buildings, Summer Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-202264

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Description

Exterior, eye-level view of C. F. Hovey & Co. commercial buildings, Summer Street. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
exterior views
eye-level views
streets
stores
commercial buildings
storefronts
collodion prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Gift of the State St. Bank April 1981 [in a different hand:] circa 1890 {Summer St. Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 51
OVP Number OVP0065

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

April 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.065

Image Dimensions

12.125 x 9.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of State Street Bank.

Record Details

Material Type

collodion prints
photographs

Other Organizations

C.F. Covey & Co. (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Display of merchandise
Street railroads. Track
Boston (Mass.)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Extensive glue/adhesive damage to recto of mount, with ink (and possibly mold) stains scattered across recto; pieces of left edge missing; top layer of paper torn from left and right edges of verso of mount.

Description Level

Item