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Album 22: Boston Buildings and Streets, Part 1

Item Information

Title:
Album 22: Boston Buildings and Streets, Part 1
Description:
The photographs in Album 22 appear to have been produced in the 1890s or early 1900s as copies of earlier prints originally produced from the 1850s to the 1880s. The originals have not been located, making these albums a significant resource for views by Boston photographers of churches, streets, and panoramas of Boston Harbor and Back Bay. With a few exceptions, the photographs in volume one are duplicated in volume two. It should also be noted that the quality of photographs is marred by a lack of contrast and a tendency towards dark tones. The photographs in Album 23 are duplicates of those in Album 22. The images included in these albums are of: Back Bay; harbor from the Massachusetts State House; Peace Jubilee of 1869; Coliseum; Tremont Street, south; Providence Depot and Park Square; Hotel Pelham; taking down the Hotel Pelham; Public Garden; Masonic Temple; Temple Place; Winthrop House after fire; Old Somerset Club; Daniel Webster house; Tremont Street, north; Bromfield Inn; Federal Street Church; Franklin Street and the first Catholic Church in New England; Summer Street; Water Street; State Street; Old State House; Exchange Building and Post Office; Brattle Square and Brattle Church; Chauncy Street; Court Street; Washington Street from Milk Street; Portland Street and Old National Theater; Hanover Street; Scollay Square building; Howard Athenaeum; Essex and Columbia Streets.
Date:
1850–1880
Format:
Albums/Scrapbooks
Prints
Photographs
Genre:
photograph albums
gelatin silver prints
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC009: Photograph albums collection
Subjects:
historic buildings
streetscapes
hotels (public accommodations)
churches (buildings)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 photograph albums; 12 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
194116
Call #:
PC009.022