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Charles Eugene Monroe at his engraving table in his jewelry and watch store in the old YMCA building Southbridge Massachusetts

Charles Eugene Monroe at his engraving table in his jewelry and watch store in the old YMCA building Southbridge Massachusetts

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Title:
Charles Eugene Monroe at his engraving table in his jewelry and watch store in the old YMCA building Southbridge Massachusetts
Description:
Interior view of the jewelry store of Charles E. Monroe, later optometrist. The store was located at the Old YMCA building on the south side of Main Street in Southbridge. The YMCA building was located at the corner of Elm and Main streets, and was subsequently razed in 1971. Charles E. Monroe is photographed sitting in a relaxed manner at his engraving desk. Monroe is in a vest, shirt and tie with a loosened collar. The wall is decorated with a floral wallpaper. There is a shelf and a light attached. The desk has many items related to jewelry engraving on top. On the floor is a paisley wall-to-wall floor covering.
Date:
[ca. 1880–1900]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Barbara Monroe Paglierani Family Archive
Subjects:
Retail store--Jeweler
Optometry--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Optometrists--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Eyeglasses--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Southbridge (Mass.)
Monroe, Charles Eugene, 1868-1931
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
Extent:
1 photograph
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Notes:
Barbara Monroe Paglierani Family Archive
Barcode:
38136000330058