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View of the Playstead, Franklin Park, Mass.

PC001.03.01.TMP.066 (RS455)

Description

A picture postcard shows a group of boys playing baseball at the Playstead in the Country Park section of Franklin Park in Boston. Frederick Law Olmsted designed the Playstead as a children's area, which opened on June 12, 1889.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1900s-1910
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000455
AccessID: 680
Other identifier: HNEDID-000455
GUSN
195338
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.066

Record details

Originator
Reicher Bros. (publisher)
Other People
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Descriptive Terms
baseball (field sport)
parks (recreation areas)
playgrounds
Material Type
photographs
photomechanical prints
picture postcards
Subjects
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards

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