Sidewalk 194-200 Washington St., sec.7, Boston, Mass., May 20, 1905

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1905-05-20

GUSN

GUSN-215157

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Description

Adams Square can be seen in the distance. The W.H. Eaves Steamship Agency has a picture of a steamship in the window. To the left of Eaves is the Devonshire Building with the Standish Shoe store, railroad ticket offices and John J. Vortisch hairdresser shop. The A.J. Wilkinson hardware store is at 188 Washington Street to the left of the Devonshire Building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002100
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000293
Transit Import ID 1679

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.2960

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Transit Commission

Material Type

gelatin dry plate negatives

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item