View of High Street, Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

OVP 1

GUSN

GUSN-221292

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Description

High Street, before the Fire of 1872, is seen with commercial buildings in the leather district. Alexander Moseley, sole and upper leather, is at number 48. Field, Converse & Allen, hides & leather, is at number 52-58. Men and boys stand underneath the Day, Wilcox & Company sign on High Street. Thomas E. Proctor, hides and leather, can be seen further down at 104 High Street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
commercial buildings
streetscapes
leather
albumen prints
photographs
photographic prints

Inscription

High Street
Boston Mass.
Before fire of 1872 (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0045-A

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, mounted ; 17 1/2 x 15 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.045-A

Image Dimensions

15 x 17 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Lewis S. Flagg.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs
photographic prints

Subjects

Architectural photography
High Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 1