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Title Hotel Bellevue Beacon St
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date June 30, 1892
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of a row of brick buildings on Beacon Street in Boston, Massachusetts. There are striped fabric awnings over the windows. In the foreground at right, a man is walking a bicycle on the sidewalk. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / 341 / Hotel Bellevue Beacon St / Fine day / 2 P.M / W.L. / 60 ft Inst fastest / Thursday June 30th 1892 / Boston."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen took this photograph while visiting the Boston area in June 1892. Other photographs from her trip include Boston Common, the State House, and Harvard University.
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1892
Subjects Streets
Hotels
Bicycles & tricycles
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6099
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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