Exterior view of bow-front row houses on Summer Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-202279

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Description

Exterior view of bow-front row houses on Summer Street, as seen from Bedford Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
exterior views
eye-level views
row houses
dwellings
chimneys (architectural elements)
façades
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: Dupe [crossed out: Somerset St.]; Verso of mount: Somerset St. [in ink:] [crossed out: No [underlined: not] Somerset. More likely Summer St. Boston USA crazy Tremont St. of course] USA. Summer St. near High my last bet. Jas. W. Paige on right Richard D. Tucker " left Wm. Sturgis on extreme left Daniel Webster " right {File - Summer St. from Bedford. Boston 1858 (Kingston/Otis--Atlantic N. Side)} [stamped with:] Given Mar. 20, 1934 By Mrs. Walter K. Watkins

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 66
OVP Number OVP0064

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

20 March 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.064

Image Dimensions

11.875 x 9.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins.

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Boston (Mass.)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Oxidative-reductive deterioration; fingerprint smudges on verso of mount; right edge of mount damaged; bottom left corner of mount creased.

Description Level

Item