Men Waiting on Train Station Platform

PhotographerBen J. Boyd

CountryUnited States

MediumAzo Hard (Silver Chloride)


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Architecture, Cityscape, Documentary, People, Smoke, Transportation


Image Dimensions: 19.2 x 24.3 cm
Support Dimensions: 32.4 x 27.9 cm perished (remnants remaining glued to photograph)

A group of men, perhaps even the photographer at center or his acquaintances, gather on a train platform in an unknown city. Although unsigned as mount has mostly perished, Men Waiting on Train Station Platform is the work of amateur Ben J. Boyd, with his street address of 50 Lawrence (in Wilkes-Barre) written on mount verso.


Legible verso mount details remaining: in black ink script:


Price £1

50 Lawrence

Pierroette (?) probably type of camera used for exposure
Eastman Film
Pyro Dev.
Azo Paper
own work

554 (blue crayon)

Selected for Hanging March 1918

several tears to photograph as well as fading

Title of work supplied by PhotoSeed

Men Waiting on Train Station Platform