View of commercial buildings and street traffic on Court Street at the head of Cornhill

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-202274

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Description

View of commercial buildings and street traffic, Court Street at the head of Cornhill. The Scollay Building is on the left, George Clark, Jr.'s photographic studio is on the right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
awnings
urban environments
carriages (vehicles)
views (visual works)
streets
city blocks
commercial buildings
storefronts
façades
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Court Street at head of Cornhill. Scollay Building on the left 1858 [in a different hand:] Exchange Club [illegible] {Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981 copy neg # 12418-B}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 61
OVP Number OVP0059.2
Negative Number 12418-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

April 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.059-2

Image Dimensions

13.75 x 10.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of State Street Bank.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Geo. Clark, Jr. (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Horses
Signs and signboards
Working animals
Boston (Mass.)
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Retouched (horse-drawn carriage in the foreground, left, appears drawn-in); glue and paper residue across top of mount.

Description Level

Item