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Stereoscopic views of streets in Boston, Massachusetts [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of streets in Boston, Massachusetts [graphic].
Publication
1859?-1901?
Electronic Resource
Image(s) via NYPL Digital Gallery

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Additional Authors
Description
  • 6 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 100-108x178mm.
  • 88 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
  • American series.
  • American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 8, 22, 63, 78, 97.
  • American views, peoples' series
  • American views.
  • Centennial views. Boston and Cocord.
  • Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
  • European and American views.
  • New series, 1876. 8, 21.
  • Stereoscopic gems. Scenery and groups.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Includes views by Deloss Barnum, John P. Soule and other photographers and publishers.
  • Some views formerly owned by "the Misses Blake."
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F328
Title
Stereoscopic views of streets in Boston, Massachusetts [graphic].
Imprint
1859?-1901?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of streets in Boston: Battle St.: tightly packed buildings, traffic; Beacon St.: homes and the mall, overhung with trees, one in winter; Boylston St.: from an upper story, with trolleys; Commonwealth Ave.: large homes and Alexander Hamilton statue by William Rimmer; Franklin St. with buildings in a curve around the st., flag pole, tree, carriage and wagons; Hanover St.: commercial buildings, trolley tracks, awnings and signs; Market St.: north, showing commerical buildings, goods being transported, south, showing warehouses, wagons; Marlboro St.: large homes from a park; Milk St. from Federal St.; Pearl St.: commercial buildings, wagons; Scollay's square: including views of the Scollay building which was later replaced by the square, traffic incl. trolley, parade on Decoration Day, with pedestrians, views showing American flag with sign directing servicemen to pension, bounty office; State St.: cobblestone st. with wagons, the old State House, from the old state house, buildings with striped awnings, American flags hanging over St.; Summer St.: st. rebuilt after the fire.
Tremont St.: Tremont house, carriages in front, commercial buildings, trolley blurred by movement at Boylston St.; Washington St.: looking toward Old South Church, incl. views of parade marking Bunker Hill Centennial, incl. the Boston Cadets; some views showing wagon, carriage and trolley traffic, the press district, including Daily Globe building; Warren St., Roxbury in snow, stone wall overhung with trees; Worcester St.: trees lining residential st., Winthrop Square: commercial buildings; unidentified Commercial streets; fire engine racing up unidentified cobblestone street; Knights Templars Parade; winter view, men on snowy street, crowd waiting for the Prince of Wales near the Boston Common; views of unidentified street(s) from an upper window, and of a house under construction, showing men finishing chimney, building brick wall. Some view duplicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Barnum, Deloss. Photographer
Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886. Photographer Boston and vicinity.
Bierstadt, Charles, 1819-1903. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Miller, R. A. Photographer Boston winter views.
Soule, John P. Photographer American views. 567, 568, 571, 576, 581-583.
American Stereoscopic Company. Boston and vicinity. 1122.
Bierstadt Brothers, photographers.
Holton and Robinson. Photographer
Keystone View Company. Publisher
J. W. and J. S. Moulton. Centennial series, views of Boston, Mass., and vicinity. 29.
J. W. and J. S. Moulton. American scenery.
G. J. Raymond & Co. Publisher
U.S. Stereoscopic Company. Publisher
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Boston and suburbs.
American series.
American stereoscopic views, Boston and vicinity. 8, 22, 63, 78, 97.
American views.
American views, peoples' series
Centennial views. Boston and Cocord.
Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
European and American views.
New series, 1876. 8, 21.
Stereoscopic gems. Scenery and groups.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F328
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