Old Corner Book Store, corner of Washington and School Streets, Boston, Mass., 1880s

Description

Pedestrians read items in the window of Damrell & Upham, a publisher, bookseller and news agent in the Book Store building. Two horse-drawn vehicles can be seen on School Street. Streetcar tracks can be seen on Washington Street. In addition to the bookstore, signs for a number of businesses are visible, including a wood engraving company, a rubber goods repair shop, and several signs offering loans.

Details

Descriptive Terms

streets
commercial buildings
streetscapes
intersections
exterior views
bookstores
publishers
booksellers
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Copy Negative Number 11937-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.8760.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Peabody, Henry G. (Henry Greenwood), 1855-1951 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Other Organizations

Damrell & Upham (Firm)

Subjects

Architectural photography
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
School Street (Boston, Mass.)
Freedom Trail (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item