Photographs from Fitchburg, Dorchester, Roxbury, Boston and Kennebunkport

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1890

Location Note

photo albums 225a & b

GUSN

GUSN-273033

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Description

Album of 68 black-and-white 6 x 8 inch photographs. Includes houses, city views, farms, coastal and rural views, a musical group, and family groups in Fitchburg, Dorchester, Roxbury, and Boston, Massachusetts, and Kennebunkport, Maine. There are two very detailed photographs of the construction of Park Street Station in Boston and multiple views in different seasons of the same house in Fitchburg. Many photographs are unidentified. The following photos have been identified:

1.Home in Fitchburg - same home as seen in Album 225A
2.Park Street Station Construction, Boston
3.Park Street Station Construction, Boston
8. St. Anne's by the Sea, Kennebunkport, Maine
9. St. Anne's by the Sea, Kennebunkport, Maine
10. St. Anne's by the Sea, Kennebunkport, Maine
15. Horse and buggy with St. Anne's in the background
17. Fitchburg
43. Dorchester with view of St. Peter's Church and First Parish church
56. Dorchester with view of St. Peter's Church and First Parish Church
58 & 59 - family group identified Henry C. Hibbard, Holstead Association, Roxbury

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior views
subway stations
churches (buildings)
horse-drawn vehicles
farms
streetscapes
rural areas
seascapes
people by family relationship
musicians
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 225 b

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 10 1/16 x 13 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

Oct 2004

Reference Code

PC009.225B

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Fitchburg (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Kennebunkport (York county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Hibbard , Henry C.

Subjects

Church

Descriptive Terms

Park Street station
Holstead Association
St. Anne's by the Sea
St. Peter's Church, Dorchester
First Parish Church, Dorchester

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 225a & b