View of Ferdinand & Co.'s Furniture and Carpet Store, 1872 Washington Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1869

GUSN

GUSN-202337

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Description

Informal group portrait of men and women, possibly patrons and proprietors, standing in front of Ferdinand & Co.'s Furniture and Carpet Store, 1872 Washington Street, corner of Washington and Warren Street. Merchandise, including stoves, tables and chairs, baby carriages, and rolls of carpet are on display on the front sidewalk. Streetcar tracks are visible in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
baby carriages
carpets
exterior views
stoves (heating equipment)
streets
stores
storefronts
floor coverings
furniture
warehouses
commercial buildings
chairs (furniture forms)
tables (support furniture)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [stamped by photographer:] A H Folsom, Photographer Office, 34 Bromfield St., Boston; Verso of mount: Blue Store #1872 Washington St. Cor Warren Boston Highlands Ferdinand & Proprietors Photo 1872 {A postcard in SPNEA's files gives 1869 as [the] date for this image}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 125
OVP Number OVP0088.5

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.088-5

Image Dimensions

10.25 x 13.25 (HxW)(inches)

Record Details

Originator

Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Blue Store Cheap Carpet Warehouse (Boston, Mass.)
Ferdinand & Co. Furniture & Carpet Store (Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Children
Commercial products
Display of merchandise
Men
Signs and signboards
Street railroads. Track
Women
Boston (Mass.)
Warren Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Liquid stains across right side of recto and recto of mount.

Description Level

Item