Sidewalk 196-198 Washington St., Boston, Mass., May 20, 1905

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1905-05-20

GUSN

GUSN-215156

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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, railroad ticket offices and John J. Vortisch hairdresser shop are businesses in the Devonshire Building. The Washington Street entrance of the Devonshire Building is where the men are standing on the sidewalk. The W.H. Eaves Steamship Agency has a picture of a steamship in the window.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002099
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000292
Transit Import ID 1678

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.2950

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