David Harris House, Providence, R.I., 1897

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-270935

Description

Photograph of of house with the first floor converted into shops, including a cigar store, men's furnishings store, and fine footwear. There is a poster affixed to the side of the house advertising Sousa's Band. Signs for shops on the rest of the street include pharmacist's and an optician. The upper floors of the hosue still appear to be for residential use, and there are a few blurs that may be people moving when the photograph was taken.

Details

Descriptive Terms

black-and-white photographs
photographs
dwellings
shop signs
storefronts
advertisements
black-and-white photographs
photographs

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0060.007

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)

Record Details

Originator

Cromwell, A. (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white photographs
photographs

Accruals Note

Pencil note on verso: "David Harri House, Built in 1742." Printed on verso: "A. Cromwell, Commercial Photographer, Views [unreadable text], Providence, R. I."

Description Level

Item