Sidewalk 194-196 Washington St., sec.8, Boston, Mass., May 20, 1905

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1905-05-20

GUSN

GUSN-215155

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Description

Adams Square can be seen in the distance.The A.J. Wilkinson hardware store is at 188 Washington Street. The Standish Shoe store is to the right of the hardware store and below the railroad ticket office where the back of a man can be seen. The John J. Vortisch hairdresser shop can be seen to the right of the stairs. The stairs lead to the Washington Street entrance of the Devonshire Building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
sidewalks
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
squares (open spaces)
intersections
hardware stores
shoes (footwear)
beauty shops
transportation
railroads
steamships
ticket offices
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002098
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000291
Transit Import ID 1677

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.2940

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Adams Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item