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Stereoscopic views of commercial, office and industrial buildings in Boston.

Title
Stereoscopic views of commercial, office and industrial buildings in Boston. [graphic].
Publication
1859?-1885?

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Description
  • 38 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 88x178mm. or smaller.
  • 6 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Alternative Title
  • America illustrated, Bston and suburbs.
  • American scenery, standard series.
  • American stereoscopic views, boston and vicinity. 33.
  • Centennial views, Boston and Concord.
  • Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
  • Photoprints.
Note
  • Includes views by Leander Baker, John P. Soule and other photographers and publishers.
  • One view has tax stamp affixed to verso.
  • Some views formerly owned by "the Misses Blake."
  • Some views formerly owned by Sydney Howard Gay.
  • One view includes advertising information on verso.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F368
Title
Stereoscopic views of commercial, office and industrial buildings in Boston. [graphic].
Imprint
1859?-1885?
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Commericial, office and industrial buildings in Boston: the "old feather store" on Dock square, built in 1680 and the location where the tea plot was formed in 1773, views showing clothing business, goods hanging outside, wagon traffic, Quincy Market beyond; Abram French & Co., crockery and china store, wares visible through windows in curved facade; Sears building, ticket agent in lower corner of building; C.F. Hovey and Co., showing building decorated and interior view showing salesmen among counters piled with fabric, dress on form in foreground; Foster, Weeks & Co. grocery, showing men with boxes out front; State St. Block at the harbor, showing wagons, sailing vessels at dock; Beebe's (or Beebe-Weld) Block: Scollay's building with signs for a wide wariety of businesses; the Cathedral building; the [Brown] building with stove stores in it, showing portrait of man, bunting hanging from the building; Geo. A. Plummer Dry goods store showing men in front, goods visible; Whipple's, on the corner of Washington and Temple, apple woman on the corner; interior view of the Oriental Tea Co., showing long counters, scales, cabinet decorated with dragons; the Boston Herald building, including interior views of the composing room, the stereotype room, and the basement, showing equipment and employees; "Echo chimney" in the Boston Highlands. Some views duplicated.
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Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Alden, Augustus Ephraim, 1837-1914. Photographer
Baker, Leander, approximately 1842-1925. Boston and suburbs.
Barnum, Deloss. Photographer
Bates, Joseph L., 1806 or 7-1886. Publisher Boston and vicinity.
Bird, H. A. Photographer
Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 Photographer
Getchell, W. H. (William Henry), 1829-1910. Photographer
Rand, H. M. Photographer
Soule, John P. Photographer American views. 262, 525, 569, 577.
Soule, John P. Photographer American views, in and about Boston. 257.
Soule, John P. Photographer Boston and vicinity. 569, 570.
C.H. Wheeler & Co., photographers.
Rand & Bird, photographers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
America illustrated, Bston and suburbs.
American scenery, standard series.
American stereoscopic views, boston and vicinity. 33.
Centennial views, Boston and Concord.
Descriptive series, Boston and neighborhood.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 90-F368
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