Exterior view of commercial buildings decorated for the National Encampment, August 12, 1890, Meridian Street, East Boston, Mass.

Date

1890-08-12

GUSN

GUSN-321026

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Description

Commercial buildings on Meridian Street are decorated with bunting for the National Encampment taking place in Boston in August 1890. Pedestrians and customers pose in front of the stores for the photographer. The businesses include the Old Corner Store, Troy Laundry and the G.O. Ayer photography studio.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
streetscapes
commercial buildings
photographers
stationery
civil wars
commemorations (events)
anniversaries
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Physical Description

1 photographic print (mounted) ; 8 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.03.TMP.079

Image Dimensions

8 3/4 x 9 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Ayer, G. O. (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other Organizations

Grand Army of the Republic. National Encampment (24th : 1890 : Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Architectural photography
Meridian St. (East Boston, Mass.)
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Laundry

Description Level

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