Exterior view of Louis Prang Factory, Roxbury, Mass., 1882

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1882

Location Note

OVP L11

GUSN

GUSN-221362

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Description

This exterior view shows men, horses and a carriage outside the brick factory, Louis Prang and Co.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
factories (structures)
workers
photographs
albumen prints

Inscription

A.H. Folsom, Photographer, 48 Alleghany St., Roxbury, 1882 (stamped)
Washington Street and Gardner Street (now Roxbury Street) Roxbury, Mass., Neg# 46798.A, Sheets #5 (handwritten)
The “printory” which Louis Prang-“father of the American Christmas card”-established in the 1860's, located on what was then Washington and Gardner Streets, Roxbury, Mass. The photographer was another Roxbury resident, A.H. Folsom, who is well-known for his photographs of domestic interiors and landscapes, including an impressive series of “The Vale” made in 1884. This photograph of the Prang factory dates to the same period. Collections of the Archives, SPNEA.
(handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0214

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, mounted, matted ; 17 x 13 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.214

Image Dimensions

13 3/4 x 17 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
albumen prints

Accruals Note

Factory located on Washington Street and Gardner Street.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP L11