View of commercial buildings and street traffic on the corner of Court Street and Tremont Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1864

GUSN

GUSN-202283

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Description

View of commercial buildings, street traffic, and storefronts on the corner of Court Street and Tremont Street. A streetcar in motion is visible in the foreground, left.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
urban environments
streetcars
street lighting
pedestrians
office buildings
stores
commercial buildings
chimneys (architectural elements)
storefronts
façades
central business districts
grocery stores
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: Duplicate (Curtis Collection) cor. Court & Tremont [in ink:] Corner Court & Tremont Streets Boston. Court St. to left, Tremont St. to right. Gift of Bostonian Society 22 Nov. 1923. {Gift of Bostonian society 22 Nov 1923}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 70
OVP Number OVP0070

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

22 November 1913

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.070

Image Dimensions

11.625 x 13.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of The Bostonian Society.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

C.R. Russell & Brothers London Book Sellers (Boston, Mass.)
Charles H. Wing Chemical Apparatus & Chemicals (Boston, Mass.)
George W. Light Publisher (Boston, Mass.)
Samuel S. Pierce (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

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

Restrictions

Top right corner of print missing; light staining across recto; mount torn and damaged, with pieces missing from the right and bottom edges; slightly warped.

Description Level

Item