Sidewalk and doorway 194 Washington St., sec.7, Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-215332

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Description

The stairs and doorway are the Washington Street entrance into the Devonshire Building. The Standish Shoe store and the John J. Vortisch hairdresser shop are at ground level. Steamship and railroad companies have office space in the Devonshire Building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

public transit
subways
streetscapes
exterior views
commercial buildings
steamships
railroads
transportation
sidewalks
doorways
shoes (footwear)
beauty shops
gelatin dry plate negatives

Additional Identification Number

Envelope Number 00002320
BTC Line Code WD
BTC Plate Number 00000504
Transit Import ID 1901

Physical Description

1 gelatin dry plate glass negative

Collection Code

PC017

Collection Name

Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s

Date of Acquisition

1986

Reference Code

PC017.01.02.03.4710

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.)

Description Level

Item