View of commercial buildings on State Street, including Old Merchants Exchange building

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-202277

You can find this within

Browse Collection

Description

Oblique view of buildings on State Street with light commercial traffic. The Old Merchants Exchange building is in the foreground, right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
Greek Revival
views (visual works)
streets
city blocks
exchanges (financial institutions)
commercial buildings
façades
central business districts
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: State Street circa 1860 Boston, Massachusetts identified by Robert Severy 4/21/1981 [in a different hand:] 16 1/2 x 19 3/8 lt. gray mat State Street 19 x 22 out [in blue pencil:] #1173 1 1/2 [illegible] {Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 64
OVP Number OVP0060

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

April 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.060

Image Dimensions

9 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of State Street Bank.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Merchants Exchange (State Street, Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Boston (Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Glue (adhesive) residue across all four sides of mount; verso of mount stained.

Description Level

Item