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Construction of overlook wall at Franklin Park, Jamaica Plain [Roxbury], Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.009 (RS472)

Description

A view of the construction of the wall of the Overlook, a building that combined a scenic viewing platform and changing facilities for people using the fields in the Playstead area of Franklin Park in Boston. Several men operate a derrick. The building was partially constructed of boulders from the Playstead.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
August 1887
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000472
AccessID: 698
Other identifier: HNEDID-000472
GUSN
195356
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0420.009

Record details

Originator
Brown, Edmund K. (photographer)
Other People
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903
Descriptive Terms
building sites
carts
construction workers
derricks
field houses
labor
overlooks
parks (recreation areas)
walls
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Emerald Necklace (Boston, Mass.)
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Franklin Park

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