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Polar Bears at Zoological Gardens, Franklin Park, Boston, Mass.

PC001.03.01.TMP.067 (RS456)

Description

A picture postcard shows two polar bears through the bars of their cage playing near their swimming pool in the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Massachusetts. Landscape architect Arthur Asahel Shurcliff designed the Franklin Park Zoo.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1910s
Physical Description
1 postcard
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000456
AccessID: 681
Other identifier: HNEDID-000456
GUSN
195339
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.067

Record details

Originator
Tichnor Bros., Inc. (publisher)
Other People
Shurcliff, Arthur Asahel, 1870-1957
Descriptive Terms
parks (recreation areas)
sea bears
swimming pools
zoos (built complexes)
Material Type
photographs
photomechanical prints
picture postcards
Subjects
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park Zoo (Boston, Mass.)
animal cages
Places
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geo.: Small: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park: Postcards

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