Exterior view of the Scollay Building, intersection of Cambridge Street and Court Street (Scollay Square)

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-202273

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Description

The Scollay Building has signs advertising the businesses located there.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
façades
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Old Scollay Bldg. Boston 1858 Gift of Mrs. Alex Porter 11 April 1919 [stamped:] Duplicate [stamped:] Duplicate Sell or Exchange S.P.N.E.A.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 60
OVP Number OVP0059.1

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

11 April 1919

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.059-1

Image Dimensions

14 x 10.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

G.R. Hitchborn (Boston, Mass.)
Geo. H. Chapin Farm Agency (Boston, Mass.)
H.A. Perry (Boston, Mas.)
S.R. Nile's Advertising Agency (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Small red piece of debris attached to recto, top right quarter; two (ink) fingerprint smudges; piece of bottom right edge of mount missing.

Description Level

Item