Exterior view of bookbinding stores on Washington Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1863

GUSN

GUSN-202334

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Description

Exterior view of commercial buildings on the east side of Washington Street, just north of Water Street. Shops depicted are "H. McAdams, Book-Binder" and "G.W.G. Williams, Book Binder."

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
urban environments
exterior views
commercial buildings
storefronts
façades
salted paper prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: J.P. Moise 4 Water St 59 54 Devonshire St 66 H. McAdams 91 Washington St 1860-69 Mar. 11 1884 Ritchie 5 in lot [in a different hand, in ink:] G.W.G. Williams 122 Washington St. 1859 only Edward Kakas 102 Washington St. 1860-69 J.P. Moise 4 Water St. '59 54 Devonshire St. '66 H. McAdams 91 Washington St. 1860-69 This is Washington St. East side just north of Water St. Anonymous gift. 13 November 1925 {Washington St. (bet. Court/State--School/Water General Boston, Ma 1859 (?)}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 122
OVP Number OVP0086

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

13 November 1925

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.086

Image Dimensions

14.875 x 9.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

salted paper prints
photographs

Other Organizations

G.W.G. Williams Book Binder (Boston, Mass.)
H. McAdams Book Binder (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Faded; top and right edges of mount damaged.

Description Level

Item