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View of Beacon Street from slightly above Charles Street, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1875

Location Note

OVP-M-01 - OVP0001

GUSN

GUSN-202215

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Description

Beacon Street can be seen with houses on the left side and the Boston Common on the right. A label on the item verso reads "A.H. Rickards, 35 Congress Street, in care of janitor, photos in old Boston."

Details

Descriptive Terms

streetscapes
exterior views
row houses
dwellings
houses
sidewalks
commons
parks (recreation areas)
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: From A. H. Rickards Congress St. 70 Janitor Photos in Old Boston Beacon St. Boston looking up Beacon Hill, from slightly above Charles St. [affixed label:] [printed:] A. H. Rickards 36 Congress Street, In care of Janitor. Photos in OLD BOSTON. {copy neg. #15880-B OVP [circled:] 1}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 1
OVP Number OVP0001
Negative Number 15880-B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

05 May 1927

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

10.125 x 13.25 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow.

Places

Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Architectural photography
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Charles Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Recto of mount warped and stained.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP-M-01 - OVP0001

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