• Created Date
  • 1860-1955
  • Description
  • Early 20th century black and white photo of early 19th century William Allen Wall painting showing Purchase Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, as seen looking north from Union Street. Shows intersecting dirt roads with wood frame homes on each side, Unitarian Church with steeple in background, center. Woman in bonnet, full length dress and shawl walking at left; man pushing loaded cart in center. Mounted to white cardboard with textured borde... more
    Early 20th century black and white photo of early 19th century William Allen Wall painting showing Purchase Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, as seen looking north from Union Street. Shows intersecting dirt roads with wood frame homes on each side, Unitarian Church with steeple in background, center. Woman in bonnet, full length dress and shawl walking at left; man pushing loaded cart in center. Mounted to white cardboard with textured border; typed label identifying street glued below image. Back of mount contains diagram identifying streets and buildings, which include properties of William Tobey, George W. Baker's furniture making shop, bell ringer Job Allen, blacksmith shop, Obed Kempton property on west side of Purchase Street; properties of Barnabus Russell, Daniel Taber, Tom Kempton (school house), and John Avery parker on east side. Item caption: Purchase Street, New Bedford. Date supplied by cataloger. less
  • Format
  • Photographs
    Gelatin silver prints
  • Rights
  • Rights status not evaluated. Contact host institution for more information.