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Bridge and lagoon, Public Garden, Boston, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6690.002 (RS1265)

Description

Several men stand on the footbridge that spans the pond 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 rises above the trees in the park.

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: 001265
AccessID: 2067
Other identifier: HNEDID-001265
GUSN
196278
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.6690.002

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
footbridges
lagoons (bodies of water)
public gardens
pulling boats
steeples (building components)
suspension bridges
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.)
Public Garden (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Geographic / Mass. / Boston / Public Garden / Lake and Swan Boats / Large: Unmounted.

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