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[Old Town Center] [lantern slide]: view looking southwest at the former Weston Public Library, ca. 1899-1900, by Fox, Jenney and Gale, at 356 Boston Post Road

view [Old Town Center] [lantern slide]: view looking southwest at the former Weston Public Library, ca. 1899-1900, by Fox, Jenney and Gale, at 356 Boston Post Road digital asset number 1
Creator:
Sears, Thomas Warren 1880-1966
Physical description:
1 lantern slide: glass; 5 x 7 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Middlesex County, Weston
Old Town Center (Weston, Massachusetts)
Date:
1930
Notes:
Plaque on library reads, "The Public Library of the Town of Weston".
In 1912 Arthur Shurliff, landscape architect (1870-1957) was commissioned by the Town to redesign the Town Center. This photograph, one of many in a series, by Thomas Sears precede the ca. 1919 demolition of the Old Town Hall and Cutting's Store associated with that project. For further information see Pamela W. Fox, "Farm Town to Suburb: The History and Architecture of Weston, Massachusetts, 1830 to 1980," Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall, publisher, 2002.
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Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Gardens, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
Topic:
Winter
Libraries
Roads
Utility poles
Urban areas
Local number:
MA130003
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_189253

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