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The print shows Dock Square, featuring the Old Feather Store. The store has two signs on the facing side, "CLOTHING" and "Charles J. Lovejoy." On the side of the building is a third sign, "CLOTHING WAREHOUSE." Other shops in the vicinity include Martin L. Hall & Co.; Manning, Glover & Co.; and William W. Allen Boots & Shoes. On the streets surrounding the stores are horse drawn carts, pedestrians, and a police officer directing traffic. Two boys are shown running across the street next to the officer. The Faneuil Hall Marketplace is visible in the distance.
children (people by age group)
1 print ; approx. 14 x 10 inches
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Library & Archives Purchase
Library and Archives purchase, 2011.
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably Louis Prang & Co. (Printer)
Prang, Louis, 1824-1909
Lovejoy, Charles J.
The Old Feather Store was located on North Street in Dock Square. The building was constructed by Thomas Stanbury in 1680. It was owned and run by a number of successive retailers, and this lithograph shows the name Charles Lovejoy, who sold clothing in the early 19th century. The building was demolished in 1860.