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Album 17: Views of Boston and Vicinity by Henry Peabody

PC009.017 (RS62)

Description

This album consists of approximately one hundred 8 x 10 inch prints (including some platinum-toned) taken by Henry Peabody circa 1903 to 1904, apparently for the Detroit Publishing Company. An index accompanies this volume which includes several outstanding panoramas of Boston Harbor from various directions, wharves, Boston buildings including important churches, the State House, monuments and memorials, the Public Garden, the Common, a panorama of Copley Square, Public Library, tennis courts and golf course at Franklin Park, buildings at Harvard University, Harvard Class Day, canoeing on the Charles River, Wellesley College buildings, and a panorama of the Wellesley College campus. The quality of the photographs is outstanding throughout the album.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1903
Physical Description
1 photograph album: 13.75 x 11 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Album Number: 17
GUSN
191305
Reference Code
PC009.017

Record details

Originator
Peabody, Henry G. (Henry Greenwood), 1855-1951 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Detroit Publishing Co.
Descriptive Terms
Boston Harbor
Boston Public Garden
Charles River
Copley Square
Forest Hills Cemetary
Franklin Park
Harvard University
Lake Waban
Mt. Auburn Cemetary
Wellesley College
campuses
canoes
churches (buildings)
colleges (buildings)
commencements
golf courses
graveyards
historic buildings
historic monuments
landscapes (representations)
panoramas
tennis
university and college buildings
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
platinum prints
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Harvard University (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [university]
Massachusetts (United States)
Charles River Reservoir (Massachusetts) [reservoir]
Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Boston Public Library (Boston, Mass.)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)

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