View of Boston Common and the Park Street Church from Tremont Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1870

GUSN

GUSN-202266

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Description

View of Boston Common and the Park Street Church from Tremont Street facing northeast. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
exterior views
street lighting
streets
urban parks
churches (buildings)
church towers
religious buildings
platinum prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto: [photographer's name, address, and copyright notice:] COPYRIGHT--1903 BY E. NICKERSON. N.Y.; Verso of mount: Park Street Church Boston, Massachusetts identified by R. Severy 1/15/1980 [in a different hand:] [circled: 238B] 314E [crossed out: 381E] [in a different hand:] E. Nickerson 50 Brom Room 9 [in a different hand:] c. 1870 {Gift Alfred Dorr Nov. 17, 1920}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 53
OVP Number OVP0053

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

17 November 1920

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.053

Image Dimensions

16.5 x 13 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alfred Dorr.

Record Details

Originator

Nickerson, E. (Photographer)

Material Type

platinum prints
photographs

Subjects

Street railroads. Track
Boston (Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Acidic mount yellowing print from below; edges faded; ink on recto; stains across verso.

Description Level

Item