View of West Street looking towards Boston Common, Boston, Mass., ca. 1875

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1875

GUSN

GUSN-202335

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Description

Storefronts, pedestrians, and street traffic are seen on West Street looking toward the Boston Common.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
awnings
exterior views
pedestrians
streetscapes
commercial buildings
storefronts
façades
commons
parks (recreation areas)
fences
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: West Street looking towards Boston Common Boston, Massachusetts identified by Robert Severy 1/15/1980

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 123
OVP Number OVP0088

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.088

Image Dimensions

13 x 10.125 (HxW)(inches)

Places

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

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Subjects

West Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Oxidative-reductive deterioration; bottom corners of mount cut off; paper torn from recto of mount.

Description Level

Item