Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1771 Uphams Corner

Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 1771


Postcard. Uphams Corner, Dorchester, Mass. Photo by J.V. Hartman. Postmarked September 12, 1910.  On verso: Pub. by J. V. Hartman & Co., Boston, Mass. Series 64.

Hartman’s postcards of Dorchester were crude even by the standards of the day.  Yet, they are informative about the appearance of Dorchester in the early 20th century.  Note the horse and enclosed carriage, and note the trolley tracks.  The awning at the extreme right on the Pierce Building says Quick Lunch.

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