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View of Boylston Street looking west from Charles Street, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1892

GUSN

GUSN-202226

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Description

Pedestrians are standing on the corner. Streetcar tracks are in the foreground. Williams & Everett, picture frames and engravings, are a few doors down at 190 Boylston. Arlington Street Church can be seen in the distance on the right side of the image. On the left side of the image a horse-drawn cart stands on Providence Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
streetscapes
commercial buildings
sidewalks
intersections
pedestrians
streetcars
women (female humans)
men (male humans)
frames (furnishings)
gelatin silver prints
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Inscription

Verso of mount: Boylston St. Boston, Mass. Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Waters 13 April 1934; Dupe, verso of mount: Boylston St. Park Square at left [in ink, in a different hand:] Boylston Street looking west from Charles Street. Park Square is at the left. Anonymous gift. 9 Nov. 1925

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 13
OVP Number OVP0019

Physical Description

1 black-and-white print, mounted

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

13 April 1934

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.019

Image Dimensions

12.25 x 16.375 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Waters. Duplicate (OVP0019-2) donated anonymously 09 November 1925.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

gelatin silver prints
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Subjects

Architectural photography
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Charles Street (Boston, Mass.)
Providence Street (Boston, Mass.)

Restrictions

Cracks in emulsion across top half of print; smudges across top left quarter of recto and on verso.

Description Level

Item

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