View of commercial buildings on the corner of Tremont Street and Eliot Street, Boston, Mass., ca. 1872

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1872

GUSN

GUSN-202282

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Description

View of commercial buildings on the corner of Tremont Street and Eliot Street. Boston common is in the distance. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
awnings
urban environments
views (visual works)
streets
stores
barbershops
commercial buildings
storefronts
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: Tremont St Cor Eliot St Dup [in a different hand, in ink:] Tremont Street, corner of Eliot St. Boston Common in distance [in a different hand, in pencil:] Beyond Boylston; Verso of mount: Tremont St. (beyond Boylston) Boston, MA [stamped with:] Given Mar. 20, 1934 By Mrs. Walter K. Watkins {copy neg. # 12005-B}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 69
OVP Number OVP0069.A
Negative Number 12005-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

20 March 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.069-A

Image Dimensions

9.25 x 11.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins.

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Axel Bloom Hair Cutter (Boston, Mass.)
James Barrett Plumber (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Boston (Mass.)
Eliot Street (Boston, Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Oxidative-reductive deterioration; pieces of top edge of mount missing; mount torn and damaged.

Description Level

Item