Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Westminster Street in Lovecraft's Time

These present rare scenes of Westminster Street, Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1900 - 1910.

^Turk's Head in background at Westminster. Note Lovecraft's beloved Trolley Cars.^

^ Providence was a bustling urban city in Lovecraft's Youth, and he shuddered^ as imigrants flooded to find jobs in the burgeoning city.

^Westminster and Weybosset Intersection^

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