View of Mount Vernon Street from Walnut Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-202304

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Description

View of Mount Vernon Street from Walnut Street. An unidentified man, possibly in uniform, is standing on the sidewalk. Wrought iron and wood tree guards and grilles are installed on the street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

uniforms
Costume (Hierarchy Name)
exterior views
street lighting
ironwork (objects)
row houses
dwellings
fences
sidewalks
façades
grilles (barrier elements)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: North Side Mt. Vernon St. Boston looking down from Walnut Street {Gift of Mrs. Alex S. Porter 11 April 1919}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 91
OVP Number OVP0047

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

11 April 1919

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.047

Image Dimensions

21.5 x 16.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alex Porter.

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Men
Beacon Hill (neighborhood)
Boston (Mass.)
Mount Vernon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Emulsion flaking from support along bottom and bottom left edges; scratched; a few small stains on recto.

Description Level

Item