Portrait of two tailors at work, 35 Kneeland Street, Boston, Mass., undated

GUSN

GUSN-320888

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Description

One tailor sits at a Singer sewing machine next to a window. The second tailor is standing and ironing a piece of fabric. A sign on the wall behind this tailor reads "Detmer's." This could be the premises of Detmer, Bruner & Mason, Inc., at 35 Kneeland Street, Boston. A stove is in the background. Fashion and clothing illustrations decorate the wall behind the men. A spittoon is on the floor in the foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
tailors
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
interior views
workshops (work spaces)
spittoons
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Physical Description

1 photographic print (mounted) ; 7 x 9 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.02.8320.001

Image Dimensions

7 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchase 2014.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)

Subjects

Kneeland Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item