View of Park Street facing the State House and entrance to Boston Common, as seen from Tremont Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-202313

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Description

Four unidentified men are standing in the entrance to the Common. A woman with an umbrella stands further up Park Street on the left. Streetcar tracks can be seen in the foreground on Tremont street..

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
intersections
commons
parks (recreation areas)
commercial buildings
landmark buildings
historic sites
capitols
public buildings
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: LN/KK JO44 [in a different hand:] Looking up Park St. 1870; Verso of mount: Boston PARK ST. {Exchange: Henry Deeks Cambridge, MA June 1982}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 100
OVP Number OVP0054

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

June 1982

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.054

Image Dimensions

10.75 x 14.75 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Exchange with Henry Deeks.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Architectural photography
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Top left corner of mount missing; foxing on all four sides of recto of mount.

Description Level

Item