View of commercial traffic and pedestrians, corner of State Street and Kilby Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1887

GUSN

GUSN-202310

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Description

View of pedestrians (men and boys) standing on the corner of State Street and Kilby Street. Many hold packages.

Details

Descriptive Terms

urban environments
wagons (cargo vehicles)
traffic signs
exterior views
pedestrians
streets
city blocks
commercial buildings
façades
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto: [embossed with photographer's name and address:] NL STEBBINS Photo BOSTON; Verso of mount: [stamped with photographer's name and address:] N.L. STEBBINS Marine & Landscape Photographed, 521 WASHINGTON ST. BOSTON, MASS. [in pencil:] State Street corner of Kilby Street c. 1885 Boston, Massachusetts by Stebbins identified by R. Severy 4/21/1981 [in a different hand, in blue crayon:] 27 {Gift of State St. Bank 4/1981}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 97
OVP Number OVP0063

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

April 1981

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.063

Image Dimensions

16.75 x 20.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of State Street Bank.

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Boys
Horses
Men
Working animals
Boston (Mass.)
Kilby Street (Boston, Mass.)
State Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Ink stains on recto; faded; adhesive residue across top edge of recto of mount; top left corner of mount missing; bottom edge of mount torn.

Description Level

Item

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