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Opening in Scollay Square, between Cornhill and Brattle Streets, looking northerly, Boston, Mass., July 27, 1897

PC017.01.01.02.2680 (RS88312)

Description

Onlookers watch the subway construction with streetcars running on the left side of the image. The Crawford House hotel can be seen behind the onlookers at the corner of Brattle and Court Streets. The Oriental Tea Company is next to the hotel on Court Street. Howe's Music is in the distance on the left side.

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Details

Collection Name
Boston Transit Archive, 1895-1960s
Collection Code
PC017
Dates
1897-07-27
Date of Acquisition
1986
Physical Description
1 gelatin dry plate glass negative
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Envelope Number: 00341
BTC Line Code: TR
BTC Plate Number: 00931
Transit Import ID: 6089
GUSN
213155
Reference Code
PC017.01.01.02.2680

Record details

Originator
Boston Transit Commission (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
building sites
commercial buildings
exterior views
hotels (public accommodations)
public transit
streetscapes
subways
Material Type
gelatin dry plate negatives
Subjects
Architectural photography
Brattle Street (Boston, Mass.)
Cornhill Street (Boston, Mass.)
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Scollay Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Crawford House (Boston, Mass.)

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