ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Beach Street at Tyler Street

Photographer
Peter Vanderwarker
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Description
ABOUT THE HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS
"A street corner of old Boston is elegantly turned by the crisp brick buildings of the Boston Hotel in the older of these photos, made in November 1898. The corner is that of Tyler (left) and Beach (right), in what is now Chinatown.

Like most photos from the days before popular hand-held cameras, this one seems to be recording a special occasion. Three men pose beneath a canopy that heralds snuff, tobacco, and the ‘manufacturer of fine cigars.’ We are...
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Location
Beach Street & Tyler Street
Boston, MA 02111
United States

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