Exterior view of the Harrison Gray Otis House during move, Boston, Mass., June 1925

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1925-06

GUSN

GUSN-225402

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Description

The front of the Harrison Gray Otis House is seen during its move when Cambridge Street was being widened. Work men and part of the house's foundation are visible in this image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
dwellings
houses
doors
foundations (structural elements)
laborers
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Inscription

Harrison Gray Otis House, corner of Lynde and Cambridge St., Boston, Mass., June 1925, when the house was moved back during the widening of Cambridge St. The Cambridge St. front seen from the remains of the old foundation.

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC006

Collection Name

Historic New England properties photographic collection

Reference Code

PC006.HGO.01.012

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848

Other Organizations

Isaac Blair & Co., Inc. (South Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Historic New England properties
Cambridge Street (Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography
Lynde Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item