Sidewalk cor. Washington St. and Temple Place, Boston, Mass., October 1904

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1904-10

GUSN

GUSN-214959

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Description

The Houston dry goods store can be seen at the intersection of Washington Street and Temple Place. A sign above the store name reads "The busiest corner on Boston's busiest street." The "Clothing on credit" sign and Filene's awning is just beyond the Houston building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
sidewalks
streetscapes
streetcars
exterior views
commercial buildings
stores
department stores
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00001897
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000086
Transit Import ID 5465

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.0980

Date Notes

10/00/1904

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other Organizations

James A. Houston Co.
Filene's (Department Store)

Subjects

Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Temple Place (Boston, Mass.)
Dry-goods

Description Level

Item