Sidewalk 480-482 Washington St., Boston, Mass., November 27, 1904

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1904-11-27

GUSN

GUSN-215123

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Description

The Jordan Marsh department store and the C.A.W. Crosby watch and jewelry store stand opposite each other at Washington and Avon Streets. A poster in front of the Crosby store advertises "Primrose's Big Minstrels" at the Boston Theatre. One storefront advertises ice cream soda.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
sidewalks
streetscapes
commercial buildings
department stores
intersections
watches
jewelers
jewelry
theaters (buildings)
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002066
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000250
Transit Import ID 1645

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.2620

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Other People

Primrose, George H., 1852-1919
West, William H., 1853-1902

Other Organizations

Jordan Marsh Company
C.A.W. Crosby & Son (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.)
Primrose & West’s Minstrels

Subjects

Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Avon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Minstrel shows
Blackface entertainers

Description Level

Item