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View of Boston Public Garden and lagoon on a foggy morning

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6690.001 (RS18325)

Description

Fog rises over the lagoon and footbridge in the Boston Public Garden. The plan for the Public Garden by George F. Meacham included a pond. The four-acre lagoon was completed in 1861. Architect William Gibbons Preston designed the suspension footbridge, which was finished in 1867. The steeple of the Arlington Street Church can be seen in the distance.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
ca. 1890
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000176
AccessID: 283
Other identifier: HNEDID-000176
GUSN
194972
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6690.001

Record details

Originator
Coolidge, Baldwin, 1845-1928 (photographer)
Other People
Herschel, Clemens, 1842-1930
Meacham, George, 1831-1917
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910
Descriptive Terms
fog
footbridges
lagoons (bodies of water)
public gardens
steeples (building components)
suspension bridges
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)
morning
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geographic / Mass. / Boston / Boston Public Garden / Lake, Swan Boats, Bridge / Large - Massachusetts - Boston - Public Garden - Lake, Sawn Boats, Bridge - Unmounted

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