View of traffic on Tremont Street, including the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Tremont Street at Winter Street, Boston, Mass., 1907

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1907

GUSN

GUSN-202307

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Description

Commercial and pedestrian traffic is seen on Tremont Street, between Winter Street and Temple Place. The facade of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul is seen in the image. Two newsboys stand on the left side of the image with Park Street Station on the right side of the image.The businesses lining Tremont include D.S. McDonald & Co. Restaurant, Mitchell's Studio, J.J. Grace Millinery and R.H. Stearns & Co.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
urban environments
wagons (cargo vehicles)
automobiles
exterior views
pedestrians
Greek Revival
city blocks
churches (buildings)
department stores
commercial buildings
sidewalks
storefronts
façades
columns (architectural elements)
religious buildings
streetscapes
commons
parks (recreation areas)
subway stations
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto: [signed by photographer with address:] N.L. Stebbins Boston; Verso of mount: Tremont Street at Winter Street & St. Paul's Boston, Massachusetts identified by R. Severy 1/15/1980 [stamped with photographer's name and address:] N.L. STEBBINS PHOTOGRAPHER, 132 BOYLSTON ST. BOSTON, MASS. {1944.87 Gift of Mr. E. Sohier Welch Mar. 3, 1944}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 94
OVP Number OVP0079
Negative Number 9568-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print ; 16 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

03 March 1944

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.079

Image Dimensions

16.75 x 21.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. E. Sohier Welch.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston Common (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [park]

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Other Organizations

D.S. McDonald & Co. Restaurant (Boston, Mass.)
J.J. Grace Millinery (Boston, Mass.)
Mitchell's Studio (Boston, Mass.)
R.H. Stearns & Company (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Architectural photography
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Winter Street (Boston, Mass.)
Temple Place (Boston, Mass.)
Paperboys
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Oxidative-reductive deterioration; (red) liquid stain on right edge of recto; ink on recto.

Description Level

Item

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