Exterior view of the Boston Museum and adjacent buildings, Tremont Street

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1873

GUSN

GUSN-202338

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Description

Exterior view of the Boston Museum and adjacent commercial buildings, Tremont Street. Storefronts advertise antiquarian books, wholesale and retail confectioneries, microscopes, picture frames, fancy leather goods, and legal services.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
urban environments
exterior views
exterior lighting
ironwork (objects)
museums (buildings)
stores
commercial buildings
storefronts
façades
gelatin silver prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto: [twice:] E.F.K.; Verso of mount: [crossed out: Dupe] [in a different hand:] Boston Museum {Tremont St. Boston Boston Museum, with registry beyond. Anonymous gift 9 Noc. 1925 8x10 neg of this #4123-B}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 126
OVP Number OVP0071
Negative Number 4123-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

09 Nov. 1925

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.071

Image Dimensions

8.25 x 13.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift.

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Boston Museum (1847-1903)

Subjects

Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Signs and signboards
Boston (Mass.)
Tremont Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Pencil on recto; oxidative-reductive deterioration; yellowed.

Description Level

Item