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Dr. Winslow Lewis was a Boston Public Library Trustee and president of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The House was built by Captain Winslow Lewis, the doctor's father. The photograph was taken from the southwest corner of the Boston Common looking across Boylston Street. The old Providence Depot, razed in 1872, can be seen in Park Square on the right side of the image. Carver Street with its row of houses can be seen on the left side.
Verso of mount: Boylston St. from Boston Common. Park Square on the right. Carver St. on the left [in a different hand, in pencil:] Boston, Massachusetts [stamped:] GIVEN MARCH 20, 1934 BY MRS. WALTER K. WATKINS
OVP Photo Database Number 15
OVP Number OVP0021
1 photographic print, mounted ; 20 x 16 inches
General photographic collection
20 March 1934
20 x 16 (HxW)(inches)
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, March 29, 1934
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Lewis, Winslow, 1799-1875
Lewis, Winslow, 1770-1850
Boston Public Library
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Carver Street (Boston, Mass.)
Park Square (Boston, Mass.)
Ink on recto from retouching; yellowed; edges of mount chipped.
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