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[Miscellaneous Sites in Brookline, Massachusetts] [glass negative]: view from the Sears family home, showing construction of the parish house for the Second Unitarian Society on the left, the S. S. Pierce Building at Coolidge Corner in the right distance, and in the far left distance the Etsy mansion on top of Aspinwall Hill

view [Miscellaneous Sites in Brookline, Massachusetts] [glass negative]: view from the Sears family home, showing construction of the parish house for the Second Unitarian Society on the left, the S. S. Pierce Building at Coolidge Corner in the right distance, and in the far left distance the Etsy mansion on top of Aspinwall Hill digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren 1880-1966
Physical description:
1 glass negative: b&w ; 5 x 7 in
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Norfolk County, Brookline
Massachusetts
Brookline
Date:
1900
1901
[between 1900 and 1901]
Notes:
The image appears to have been taken from an upstairs window or the roof of the Sears family home at 2 Charles Street (now 1269 Beacon Street). The Second Unitarian Society formed in 1896 and initially met in the Sears Chapel on Colchester Street. They constructed this building o Sewall Avenue, near Charles Street, and began holding services there in early 1902.
Topic:
Urban areas
Trees
Houses
Streets
Summer
Local number:
MA126022
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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