Exterior view of Thurston, Hall, & Co., manufacturers of crackers and pilot bread, 46, 48 and 50 Elm Street, Cambridgeport, Mass., ca. 1871

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1871

GUSN

GUSN-202389

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Description

Employees are standing in front of the store, as well as at building windows, looking out. A man is raking the yard in front of the office. On the left side of the image a man in a top hat stands with four children. Thurston has a store at 40 Long Wharf and an order box at 10 Court Square in Boston. The Drew photographic studio is at 22 Tremont Street in the Boston Museum building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
commercial buildings
food
bread
factories (structures)
workers
bakers
portraits
group portraits
children (people by age group)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: 7226B [printed:] THURSTON, HALL & CO., MANUFACTURERS OF CRACKERS AND PILOT BREAD 46, 48, 50 Elm Street, ..... Cambridgeport, Mass. Store,---40 LONG WHARF. Order box,---10 COURT SQUARE, BOSTON. Particular attention given to shipping. [printed with photographer's name and address:] Photographed by C. & G. H. Drew, 22 Tremont Street, under Boston Museum. Verso of mount: Cambridge, Mass. [in a different hand:] Gift of Wm. S. Appleton

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 177
OVP Number OVP0168
Negative Number 7226-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.168

Image Dimensions

10.25 x 12.875 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton.

Places

Cambridgeport (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

C. & G.H. Drew (Firm) (Photographic studio)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Other Organizations

Thurston, Hall & Co. (Cambridgeport, Mass.)

Subjects

Architectural photography

Restrictions

Top left corner of print missing; all four sides of mount damaged, with pieces missing.

Description Level

Item